Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms of plaint groan, howl, keen, lamentation, moan, lament, wailWords Related to plaint cry, sob, tears; agonizing, grieving, mourning, sorrowing, suffering, weeping; hand-wringing, regret; complaint, cri de coeur, outcry, protest; anguish, dolor, grief, heartache, heartbreak, sorrow, woeNear Antonyms of plaint cheering, laughing, smilingAntonyms of plaint exultation, rejoicing
2 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment that taxes are too high is perhaps the most perennial of plaints Synonyms of plaint beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, complaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to plaint challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of plaint commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction
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