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remonstrance

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noun re·mon·strance \ri-ˈmän(t)-strən(t)s\

Simple Definition of remonstrance

  • : a protest or complaint about something

Full Definition of remonstrance

  1. 1 :  an earnest presentation of reasons for opposition or grievance; especially :  a document formally stating such points

  2. 2 :  an act or instance of remonstrating

Examples of remonstrance

  1. Many residents wrote letters of remonstrance to city officials.

  2. <over the vociferous remonstrances of my parents I decided to drop my music lessons>



1585

First Known Use of remonstrance

1585


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