Interjections are used to express a strong or sudden action and feeling. Learn how to use interjections in a sentence and types of interjections.
An interjection is a part of speech which is used to express emotions or sudden bursts of feelings.
List of Interjections in English
- Interjections for Doubt
Hmm, I’m not sure about that.
New Delhi is the capital of… er… India.
What do you think of this jacket? – Um, I don’t know if I like the colour.
- Interjections for Pity
Oh dear, I’ve broken the light.
Alas, my funds have some limitations.
- Interjections for Realization
Aha, It was a fox.
Ah, what a lovely baby!
- Interjections for Disapproval
So you were out drinking again last night were you? Tsk-tsk!
Tut – tut!
Tut – tut, Jack, you disappointed me, you really do.
- Interjections for Irritation
Don’t blame me. It’s your fault. Hmph!
Try to understand. – Huh! What is there to understand?
“Hey! Look out!” shouted Patty.
Oy, my legs hurt.
- Interjections for Panic
Help! I’m going to fall.
Ah! I have hurt my toe.
Uh-oh, I think the bear is inside the house.
- Interjections for Dismay
Oh, no! Did I leave my keys in the car?
Oh, I am not going to die, am I? He will not separate us, we have been so happy.
Oops! I almost spilled the coffee.
- Interjections for Disappointment
Aw, it’s a shame I can’t make it.
- Interjections for Embarrassment
Ahem, can I make a suggestion?
I don’t think… er… wait… let me call my boss.
- Interjections for Pain
Ouch! That really hurts!
Oww, I hit my thumb.
Oh! I’ve got a toothache.
- Interjections for Disgust
Yuck! This peanut butter is disgusting!
That guy is so stupid. Ugh, I can’t stand his idiocy.
Ew, this apple is rotten.
- Interjections for Surprise
Oh! What a nice view.
Eek! It moved!
Yikes, my mother’s home!
Ooh, what a lovely dress!
Wow!Never knew that.
So that was all she said, eh?
Well, so she got the job?
Really? Are you sure?
- Interjections for Elation
We’ve done it! Hurrah!
Yippee! We won, lets head to the bar.
Ha! So I am right after all!
Woo – hoo!
Woo hoo! I ran 20 miles and I’m feeling great.
Whoopee, it’s the holidays!
- Interjections for Pleasure
Hooray! Our team won.
Mmm, this ice cream is delicious.
Yeah, I’d love some orange juice.
- Interjections for Relief
I didn’t do my homework, but the teacher didn’t check. Phew!
Whew! I can’t believe we actually finished it all.
Whoa, take it easy!
- Interjections for Boredom
Blah! Why can’t I get this computer to work!
Ho – hum!
Look at all this paperwork. Ho-hum!
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