Exclamatory Sentences: Definition & Useful Examples 1

Exclamatory Sentences: Definition & Useful Examples

Exclamatory Sentences! Learn exclamatory definition, useful grammar rules and exclamatory sentence examples with ESL pictures and video lesson.

What is an Exclamatory Sentence?

Learn exclamatory definition with examples.

An exclamative or exclamatory sentence is released because of, and expresses strong emotion. An exclamatory sentence expresses strong emotions, such as excitement, emphasis, surprise, joy, …

Exclamatory examples:

  • I am angry!
  • You did a great job!
  • You won the price!
  • That is a huge whale!

How to Form Exclamatory Sentences?

In order to form Exclamatory Sentences, sentences must begin with “what” or “how”, be non-interrogative, and contain a shift in the typical word order.


What a/an + (adjective) + singular countable noun


What a gorgeous room!

  • Using what without a before an abstract noun or a plural noun


What + adjective + uncountable/plural noun


What beautiful weather!


How + adjective/adverb + subject + verb

Exclamatory examples:

How interesting this film is!

How well she sings!

  • Using so before an adjective or adverb to make exclamations or to express a superlative idea.


So + adjective/adverb


The meal was so good!

  • Such expresses the same idea as so, but it is used with nouns (with or without a companion adjective)


Such a/an + adjective + singular countable noun

Such + adjective + uncountable/plural noun

Exclamatory examples:

She’s such a quiet girl!

They are such kind people!

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