remonstrant

adjective
re·​mon·​strant | \ ri-ˈmän(t)-strənt How to pronounce remonstrant (audio) \

Definition of remonstrant

: vigorously objecting or opposing

Other Words from remonstrant

remonstrant noun
remonstrantly adverb

First Known Use of remonstrant

1773, in the meaning defined above

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“Remonstrant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remonstrant. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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