An interjection is a part of speech that demonstrates the feelings or emotions of author. These words can be alone or may be placed before or after the sentence. Interjections are followed by a Exclamation Mark.
Interjections for Authors
- Ahem– The sound of someone clearing their throat in an attempt to get your attention
- Aah– Used as a call for help or when someone is scared
- Boo– Used to scare someone or to voice disapproval
- Eh– Used when you didn’t hear or understand what someone said
- Eww– Conveys dislike or disgust
- Hmm– Can mean you’re thinking or hesitating
- Jeez– Could indicate you can’t believe something or you’re exasperated
- Ooh-la-la– A slightly comical way to refer to something as fancy or special
- Oops– An exclamation people use when they do something by accident
- Phew– Expressing relief or gladness something is over
- Whoa– Can show surprise or amazement
- Yahoo– Expresses joy or happiness
- Yeah– Demonstrates a very strong affirmation or approval
- Yoo-hoo– An expression used to get someone’s attention
- Zing– Usually used comically to emphasize a clever statement or comeback
- 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.
- Shoot! I forgot my brother’s birthday.
- Well, duh! That was a stupid thing to do!
- Yowza! That is a gorgeous gown
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