ecphonesis definition

  • noun:
    • Exclamation.
    • An animated or passionate exclamation.
    • In rhetoric, a figure which is made up when you look at the usage of an exclamation, concern, or any other kind of words made use of interjectionally to convey some abrupt emotion, including pleasure, sadness, concern, wonder, indignation, fury, or impatience. Also called exclamation.
    • In the Gr. Ch., among those elements of the solution that are said because of the priest or officiant in an audible or increased voice.
    • an exclamatory rhetorical unit

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