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 in a Sentence
Many residents wrote letters of remonstrance to city officials.
over the vociferous remonstrances of my parents I decided to drop my music lessons
Recent Examples of remonstrance from the Web
No one spoke out for or against a plan being considered by Lake County officials to issue $12 million in capital improvement bonds during a public hearing Tuesday opening the remonstrance period for the proposal.
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REMONSTRANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of remonstrance for English Language Learners
: a protest or complaint about something
Legal Definition of remonstrance
: an earnest presentation of reasons in opposition to something; specifically : a document formally stating points of opposition or grievance
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