interjectional love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Being or pertaining to an interjection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Thrown in between other words or phrases; parenthetical; ejaculatory.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an interjection; consisting of natural and spontaneous exclamations.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thrown in between other words or expressions; interjected: as, an interjectional remark.
  • Partaking of the character of an interjection; consisting in or characterized by exclamations.

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Examples

  • When they did at length break silence, it was in short interjectional remarks, as they resumed the oars.

    The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands

  • Having arrived at this comfortable frame of mind (to which she had been greatly assisted by certain short interjectional remarks of the philosophical George), Mrs Jarley consoled Nell with many kind words, and requested as a personal favour that whenever she thought of Miss

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • Having arrived at this comfortable frame of mind (to which she had been greatly assisted by certain short interjectional remarks of the philosophical George), Mrs. Jarley consoled Nell with many kind words, and requested as a personal favour that whenever she thought of Miss Monflathers, she would do nothing else but laugh at her, all the days of her life.

    Old Curiosity Shop

  • So saying, and summing up the whole with a provoking wink, and such an interjectional tchick as men quicken a dull horse with, Petit Andre drew off to the other side of the path, and left the youth to digest the taunts he had treated him with, as his proud Scottish stomach best might.

    Quentin Durward

  • But the wounded feelings and the timidity of Joan of France rendered her incapable of an effort to make the conversation more general; and at length, excepting a few interjectional civilities of the Lady

    Quentin Durward

  • The greater part of his attention was, of course, still engrossed by his divine inimitable Discretion, as he chose to term Mary Avenel; but, nevertheless there were interjectional flourishes to the Maid of the Mill, under the title of Comely Damsel, and to the Dame, under that of Worthy

    The Monastery

  • Four sides of incoherent and interjectional beginnings of sentences, that had no end, except blots, were inadequate to afford her any relief.

    David Copperfield

  • “And Effie? — and Effie, dear father?” was an eager interjectional question which Jeanie repeatedly threw in among her expressions of joyful thankfulness.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Cedric went on with his story without noticing this interjectional observation of his friend.

    Ivanhoe

  • This speech, with the necessary interjectional answers, continued from the lower alley where they met up to the door of the house, where four or five servants in old-fashioned liveries, headed by Alexander Saunderson, the butler, who now bore no token of the sable stains of the garden, received them in grand COSTUME,

    Waverley

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