protestation


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prot·es·ta·tion

 (prŏt′ĭ-stā′shən, prō′tĭ-, -tĕ-)
n.
1. An emphatic declaration.
2. A strong or formal expression of dissent.

protestation

(ˌprəʊtɛsˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act of protesting
2. something protested about
3. a strong declaration

prot•es•ta•tion

(ˌprɒt əˈsteɪ ʃən, ˌproʊ tə-, -tɛ-)

n.
1. the act of protesting or affirming.
2. a solemn or earnest declaration or affirmation.
3. formal expression or declaration of objection, dissent, or disapproval; protest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protestation - a formal and solemn declaration of objectionprotestation - a formal and solemn declaration of objection; "they finished the game under protest to the league president"; "the senator rose to register his protest"; "the many protestations did not stay the execution"
objection - the speech act of objecting
2.protestation - a strong declaration of protest
declaration - a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

protestation

noun
1. (Formal) declaration, pledge, vow, oath, profession, affirmation, avowal, asseveration his constant protestations of love and devotion
2. objection, protest, complaint, disagreement, dissent, remonstrance, expostulation, remonstration Graham's protestation that he has been unjustly treated

protestation

noun
The act of expressing strong or reasoned opposition:
Slang: kick.
Translations

protestation

[ˌprɒtesˈteɪʃən] N
1. (= affirmation) [of love, loyalty etc] → afirmación f, declaración f
2. (= protest) → protesta f

protestation

n
(of love, loyalty etc)Beteuerung f
(= protest)Protest m

protestation

[ˌprɒtɛsˈteɪʃn] n (frm) → protesta
References in classic literature ?
interrupted his audience, half in incredulity, half in protestation.
Weston kissed her with tears of joy; and when she could find utterance, assured her, that this protestation had done her more good than any thing else in the world could do.
At last, after an agony of supplication and protestation, I got Dora to look at me, with a horrified expression of face, which I gradually soothed until it was only loving, and her soft, pretty cheek was lying against mine.
And, to give more weight to his protestation, Caderousse advanced another step towards the abbe, who remained motionless in his place, as calm as ever, and pursuing his interrogation.
Malicorne repeated to her so often his protestation of indifference, that she finished sometimes, by believing him; and then she believed she detested Malicorne.
No, for it was followed by a protestation of innocence.
He read: "'There came from his lips no wordy protestation such as formal lovers use.
While he makes this protestation with great emotion and earnestness, looking round the room as if he were addressing an assembly, Mr.
Well, it is still some satisfaction to remember that my love never punished me with such a look as was the young squire's reward for this protestation.
He was instantly contrite, all soft humility, ears laid back with pleadingness for forgiveness and protestation of a warm throbbing heart of love.
Daddy Jacques had no sooner uttered these words of pity and protestation than tears and lamentations broke out from the concierges.
A confusion of injured protestation arose from those that sat in the car.