Origin of interjectfrom Classical Latin interjectus, past participle of interjicere, to throw between from inter-, between + jacere, to throw: see jet
When you interrupt a conversation to insert your comment, this is an example of a time where you interject.
transitive verbin·ter·ject·ed, in·ter·ject·ing, in·ter·jects
- To say or mention suddenly, often in interrupting the remarks of another: “I disagree,” she interjected.
- To insert between other elements; interpose: interjected some new images into the presentation. See Synonyms at introduce.
- To assert (oneself) in a situation in which one has not previously been involved.
Origin of interjectLatin intericere interiect- inter- inter- iacere to throw ; see yē- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present interjects, present participle interjecting, simple past and past participle interjected)
From Latin interiectus, perfect passive participle of intericiō (“place between”).
- It would be nice to interject a bit of humor, just to keep the mood light.
- Don't be afraid to interject a little humor if that's your natural way, and don't shy away from a few simple lines if that is your preference.
- It would be fun to somehow interject in that with a "Pat Kiernan as himself" cameo.
- Although she allows the other two judges to interject with comments and questions to the contestants, the final decision is made by Sharon as to who goes home at the end of each episode.