Simple Definition of remonstrate
: to disagree and argue or complain about something
Full Definition of remonstrate
: to present and urge reasons in opposition : expostulate —usually used with with
: to say or plead in protest, reproof, or opposition
remonstrationplay \ˌre-mən-ˈstrā-shən, ri-ˈman-\ noun
remonstrativeplay \ri-ˈmän(t)-strə-tiv\ adjective
remonstratorplay \ˈre-mən-ˌstrā-tər, ri-ˈmän-\ noun
Examples of remonstrate in a sentence
He got angry when I politely remonstrated with him about littering.
Origin and Etymology of remonstrate
Medieval Latin remonstratus, past participle of remonstrare to demonstrate, from Latin re- + monstrare to show — more at muster
First Known Use: 1695
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