interjection interjection  /ˌɪn tər ˈdʒɛk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
  2. (n) the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts

Usage(s):

  1. I've heard nigger used as an honorific, an insult, a verb and even an interjection.
  2. Interjections like 'frak' are usually translated as 'kuso,' which means feces and is used as a slimilar interjection to 'frak' or 'sheesh' in Japanese.
  3. I've heard nigger used as an honorific, an insult, a verb and even an interjection.

News

  • 3 doctors criticize bill on abortion

    Three Columbus-area doctors say a new, sweeping anti-abortion bill would force them to lie to their patients and could put women’s lives at risk. As Rep. Ron Hood, R-Ashville, explained to a House committee why his bill would “protect mothers from making a decision they may long regret,” doctors down the hall were slamming the proposal as a dangerous interjection of politics into their medical ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "Quite a bit of work is going down, but in the end this car of tomorrow is going to be a good thing," Busch said. "I can't say that right now it's approved by everybody's standards but for us and myself the interjection of safety is obviously...
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Kurt Busch Source: Scene Daily (registration)

  2. "I was drawn by James' novel," Lee says almost reverentially. "His interjection -- or you might say his fusion -- of spiritualism, of mysticism, of religion and of all those things in the story, made it more than the typical War Two film for...
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: Spike Lee Source: Winnipeg Sun

  3. "He'sa very committed player away from the puck," Crawford said. "That is a nice interjection to our team. We didn't have a lot of that last year. We all believe Mike can be better. Last night, he had a number of opportunities to make plays...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Marc Crawford Source: Los Angeles Times

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