What is an Exclamatory Sentence?

An exclamatory sentence expresses sudden outbursts of emotions such as joy, anger, grief, surprise, appreciation, etc.


  1. Hurrah! We have defeated the enemy.
  2. Alas! Thousands of people have lost their lives in flood.
  3. Enough! Don’t you dare say that again.
  4. Heavens! It is unbeliaable.
  5. What a pleasent evening we have had!

We can make any word or sentence exclamatory by laying special emphasis on it by using the mark of exclamation.

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