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>
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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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