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 (rĭ-mŏn′strāt′, rĕm′ŏn-)
v. re·mon·strat·ed, re·mon·strat·ing, re·mon·strates
To say or plead in protest, objection, or reproof.
To reason or plead in protest; present an objection. See Synonyms at object.

[Medieval Latin remōnstrāre, remōnstrāt-, to demonstrate : Latin re-, re- + Latin mōnstrāre, to show (from mōnstrum, portent; see monster).]

re′mon·stra′tion (rē′mŏn-strā′shən, rĕm′ən-) n.
re·mon′stra·tive (rĭ-mŏn′strə-tĭv) adj.
re·mon′stra·tive·ly adv.
re·mon′stra′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remonstration - the act of expressing earnest opposition or protestremonstration - 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"


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


nProtest m(against gegen)
References in classic literature ?
Much less could he indulge in tender remonstrations in the open street, though he was near it.
Alternatively, such an analysis could be arranged under the type of topics such as humor on marriage, remonstration, death, and education, etc.
Once FDR grants Marshall the time, the president then receives a stern remonstration to rearm America, and quickly.
They also highlighted some stumbling and uncompleted restoration projects, such as the remonstration of the old residential quarters.
Despite what I believe to be a polite remonstration from the Chriost Ri manager, the referee didn't take the blunder on board and continued with the game.
Pacquiao's lawyers had already expressed their remonstration against the warrant of garnishment issued by the BIR.
In such an instance, the only form of remonstration available to the soldier is to grieve on release--a process that may take two years or more with a statistically very low probability of success.
But only one of them has ever faced any kind of public remonstration for their actions - King, who was jailed for seven years for sexual offences against boys aged 15 and 16.
Yet with Logue, whose manner is the right balance of remonstration and understanding, he is relatively fluent.
At the same time, there was a misguided willingness in Europe to see Islam as an uncompromising, austere, faith of the desert, this perception being especially restimulated early in the nineteenth century by the Wahhabi takeover in Arabia, as is explained with remonstration.