An interjection is a part of speech that shows the emotion or feeling of the author. These words or phrases can stand alone or be placed before or after a sentence. Many times an interjection is followed by a punctuation mark, often an exclamation point.
Here are some examples of interjections and their definitions:
Here are some interjections with an accompanying sentence:
Here is a list of other interjections:
As you can see from the above examples, people use interjections every day in common speech. To learn more about interjections see What Is An Interjection?