remonstrance


re·mon·strance

noun \ri-ˈmän(t)-strən(t)s\

: a protest or complaint about something

Full Definition of REMONSTRANCE

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

First Known Use of REMONSTRANCE

1585

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