interject

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v interject to insert between other elements "She interjected clever remarks"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Interject To throw in between; to insert; to interpose.
    • v. i Interject To throw one's self between or among; to come between; to interpose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • interject To throw in between other things; insert; interpolate.
    • interject To come between; interpose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Interject in-tėr-jekt′ to throw between: to insert
    • v.i Interject to throw one's self between
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. interjectus, p. p. of interjicere, to interject; inter, between + jacĕre, to throw. See Jet a shooting forth

Usage

In literature:

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" by R.M. Ballantyne
Mistress Benton, using every force to keep awake, interjected monosyllabic exclamations and questions.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
It seemed as though the sympathetic interjection had been meant for some third person rather than herself!
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
The interjections of Karl awoke his companions; and Karl perceived that Caspar was greatly excited.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
It seemed to her so strange a thing for Miss Priscilla Gower to say, that her pronoun was almost an interjection.
"Theo" by Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
It was from him the interjections had proceeded.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
And so he listened in silence, with only a casual interjection, until Obed had finished his story.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
Sir Hugh only interjected a remark now and then from his place before the fire.
"Amabel Channice" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
There was a lot of interjected talk about what Molly might say or do.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Thus there's a common medium of connexion, Between a goddess and an interjection.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
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In poetry:

Conjunction press'd to join the crowd;
But Preposition swore,
Though Interjection sobb'd aloud,
That he would go before.
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
As an Anti-Socialist,
Mister Chairman, I insist - (If that gentleman who interjected recently
Will endeavour to restrain
His impatience, I'll explain.
I'd remind him we conduct these meetings decently).
"The Logic Of Anti-Sosh" by C J Dennis

In news:

Archie begins shouting at the draft-dodger , and it looks as though he is going to have the final word until his friend Pinky Peterson (Eugene Roche), a middle-aged man whose own son had been killed in Vietnam, interjects.
Science and scientific authority are often interjected into political discourse.
While Michael O'Malley was speaking about plans to sell property in South Side, John Crolley interjected, "You have been a pest and a scourge to that neighborhood for 25 years".
Candy Crowley stands by her Libya interjection.
You may recognize the campy Batman interjection that they threw up on screen when Adam West threw a punch, but you may not recognize this video.
However, I'm afraid I finally have to submit my own interjection, about some recent advice you offered.
Salomon interjects with a note of relief.
The Supreme Court today finally and substantially interjected itself into the war on terrorism with a series of rulings that limit the power of the President to wage that war without judicial oversight.
"We didn't plan jokes, we didn't look for any special comic timing" — at which point Macy interjected, with crackerjack timing, "Speak for yourself.".
The leadership of the Republican Party inappropriately interjected itself into nonpartisan races, the three races for the Davis District Board of Education.
This week, I've seen and heard enough stuff to give me some motivation to break out the column and interject my two cents into things.
What little storyline there is comes from his dialogue, but his interjections are frequently silly rather than funny, and often irrelevant.
White " raps " about the fun and merriment of Christmas, but also interjects some serious messages to youngsters about being kind to others, obeying their parents, and doing well in school.
Questionable and at times maddening officiating was on display at UFC Live 4 on Sunday in Pittsburgh, as two officials routinely interjected themselves into bouts.
More people are trying to interject their opinions into the decline of modern education.
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In science:

But first we interject a comment on our designation of ¯h-orders to avoid confusion.
Higher time derivatives in effective equations of canonical quantum systems
But men, this is enchanting! -- let me interject, For me, another grand occurrence comes to play: The sun rotates around us every single day, And yet, the headstrong Galileo was correct.
Zeno meets modern science
We can interject here that an alternative calculation of the elastic contributions can be done directly, with no dispersion relations, simply using the photon-proton vertex given earlier (Eq. (38)), whether or not the intermediate proton is on-shell.
Two-Photon Physics in Hadronic Processes
Utterances types which do not correspond to one of the conventional sentence moods as described above typically consist of a (sequences of ) phrases (multiple PPs or multiple NPs), polite thanking and greeting utterances and typically short forms like confirmations, negations, interjections and exclamations.
A Machine Learning Approach to the Classification of Dialogue Utterances
The kind of utterances belonging to the CON type (negation markers also belong to this class), THA type, EXC type (which also contains exclamatives and interjections) and GRE type should be obvious.
A Machine Learning Approach to the Classification of Dialogue Utterances
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