What are some examples of interjections?

An interjection can have different meanings depending on how it is used. Some common interjections, along with an explanation of how they are commonly used, are listed below.

Interjections Function
Yes, um-hum, indeed, sure Used to express agreement
Ew, yuck, ugh Used to express disgust
Alas, damn, darn, dang, blast, shoot Used to express dissatisfaction
Yay, woo-hoo, nice, yippee Used to express joy
Whoa, wow Used to express surprise
Hmm, er, um, well Used to express uncertainty