remonstrance


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re·mon·strance

 (rĭ-mŏn′strəns)
n.
1. The act of remonstrating.
2. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.

remonstrance

(rɪˈmɒnstrəns)
n
1. the act of remonstrating; protestation
2. a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something

Remonstrance

(rɪˈmɒnstrəns)
n
1. (Historical Terms) See Grand Remonstrance
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) See Grand Remonstrance
3. (Protestantism) the statement of Arminian principles drawn up in 1610 in Gouda in the Netherlands
4. (Historical Terms) the statement of Arminian principles drawn up in 1610 in Gouda in the Netherlands

re•mon•strance

(rɪˈmɒn strəns)

n.
1. an act or instance of remonstrating.
2. a protest: deaf to remonstrances.
re•mon′strant, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remonstrance - the act of expressing earnest opposition or protestremonstrance - the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
communicating, communication - the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"

remonstrance

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

remonstrance

[rɪˈmɒnstrəns] N (frm) (= complaint, protest) → protesta f, queja f

remonstrance

nProtest m(with bei)

remonstrance

[rɪˈmɒnstrns] n (frm) (complaint) → rimostranza, protesta
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier learned of his wife's intention to abandon her home and take up her residence elsewhere, he immediately wrote her a letter of unqualified disapproval and remonstrance.
The scout delayed his departure to speak to the generous girl, whose breathing became lighter as she saw the success of her remonstrance.
She saw her father's face, with its bold brow, and reverend white beard that flowed over the old-fashioned Elizabethan ruff; her mother's, too, with the look of heedful and anxious love which it always wore in her remembrance, and which, even since her death, had so often laid the impediment of a gentle remonstrance in her daughter's pathway.
If Quint--on your remonstrance at the time you speak of-- was a base menial, one of the things Miles said to you, I find myself guessing, was that you were another.
For a year or two Eliza saw her husband frequently, and there was nothing to interrupt their happiness, except the loss of two infant children, to whom she was passionately attached, and whom she mourned with a grief so intense as to call for gentle remonstrance from her mistress, who sought, with maternal anxiety, to direct her naturally passionate feelings within the bounds of reason and religion.
Woodhouse's peculiarities and fidgetiness were sometimes provoking him to a rational remonstrance or sharp retort equally illbestowed.
Before the last notes of the dog's remonstrance had died away, the oaken stairs in the higher regions of the house creaked under slowly-descending footsteps.
Up the broad flight of shallow steps, Monsieur the Marquis, flambeau preceded, went from his carriage, sufficiently disturbing the darkness to elicit loud remonstrance from an owl in the roof of the great pile of stable building away among the trees.
Creakle had a son, who had not been Tungay's friend, and who, assisting in the school, had once held some remonstrance with his father on an occasion when its discipline was very cruelly exercised, and was supposed, besides, to have protested against his father's usage of his mother.
muttered Joe, shaking his head at me in very serious remonstrance.
Unheeding this remonstrance, and accustomed only to act upon the immediate impulse of his own wishes, Brian de Bois-Guilbert kept his eyes riveted on the Saxon beauty, more striking perhaps to his imagination, because differing widely from those of the Eastern sultanas.
I would bear all this from a working woman without remonstrance, for she would owe me no graces of manner or morals.