plaint


plaint

noun

Definition of PLAINT

1
a crying out in grief <the day after the massacre the plaints of bereaved mothers and wives could be heard throughout the village>
Near Antonyms cheering, laughing, smiling
2
an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment <that taxes are too high is perhaps the most perennial of plaints>

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