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An interjection is a part of speech that shows the emotion or feeling of the author.

These words or phrases can stand alone or be placed before or after a sentence. Many times an interjection is followed by a punctuation mark, often an exclamation point.

Interjections: Showing the Author's Emotion
Here are some examples of interjections and their definitions:
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Ahem - The sound of someone clearing their throat and means “attention” or “listen” Aah - This is used as a call for help or when someone is scared Boo - Used to scare someone or to voice disapproval Eh - This is used when you didn’t hear or understand what someone said Eww - Ahows dislike or disgust Hmm - This can mean you are thinking or hesitating Jeez - Could mean you can’t believe something, or you are exasperated Ooh-la-la - A slightly comical way to refer to something as fancy or special Oops - An exclamation people use when they accidentally do something Phew - This expresses relief or that you are glad something is over Whoa - This can show surprise or amazement Yahoo - Expresses joy or happiness Yeah - This shows a very strong affirmation or approval Yoo-hoo - This is used to get someone’s attention and is usually used by women Zing - This is similar to a rim shot used in comic acts and emphasizes a clever statement or comeback

Interjections in a Sentence
Here are some interjections with an accompanying sentence:
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Ahh, that feels wonderful. Alas! I’m lost in the wilderness. Bah! That was a total waste of time. Bless you, I couldn’t have done it without you. It’s time for me to go. Cheerio! Congrats! You finally got your Master’s degree. Crikey! Do you ever think before you speak? Gesundheit! Are you starting to get a cold? Good grief! Why are you wearing shorts in the winter? Grrr! I’m going to get back at him for that. Humph, he probably cheated to make such good grades. Oh dear! I don’t know what to do about this mess. Pip pip! Let’s get moving. Shoot! I forgot my brother’s birthday. Well, duh! That was a stupid thing to do! Yowza! That is a beautiful ball gown.

More Interjection Examples

Here is a list of other interjections:                                                 Absolutely Achoo Ack Adios Aha Ahoy Agreed Alack Alright Alrighty Alrighty-roo Alack Alleluia All hail Aloha Amen Anytime Argh Anyhoo Anyhow As if Attaboy Attagirl Awww Awful Ay Bam Bah hambug Begorra Behold Bingo Blah Bravo Brrr Bye Cheers Ciao Cripes Crud Darn Dear Doh Drat Eek Encore Eureka Fiddlesticks Fie .

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people use interjections every day in common speech. To learn more about interjections see What Is An Interjection? .                           So So long Thanks There Touché Ugh Uh-huh Uh-oh Ugh Viva Voila Waa Wahoo Well Whoopee Whoops Whoosh Wow Yay Yea Yes Yikes Yippee Yo Yuck Yummy Zap As you can see from the above examples.