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.
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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
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re•mon•strance

(rɪˈmɒn strəns)

n.
1. an act or instance of remonstrating.
2. a protest: deaf to remonstrances.
re•mon′strant, adj.
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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"
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remonstrance

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

remonstrance

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

nProtest m(with bei)
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remonstrance

[rɪˈmɒnstrns] n (frm) (complaint) → rimostranza, protesta
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References in classic literature ?
It is far more becoming to go straight forward." The young Crab replied: "Quite true, dear Mother; and if you will show me the straight way, I will promise to walk in it." The Mother tried in vain, and submitted without remonstrance to the reproof of her child.
She wished, by a gentle remonstrance, to remind Isabella of her situation, and make her aware of this double unkindness; but for remonstrance, either opportunity or comprehension was always against her.
The remonstrance came too late; the canoe was already far from the skiff, and the two hunters were too much engaged in the pursuit to listen to his voice.
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. She had given reasons which he was unwilling to acknowledge as adequate.
And that queer white cur with the brown ear seems to be leaping and barking in ineffectual remonstrance with the wheel; perhaps he is jealous because his playfellow in the beaver bonnet is so rapt in its movement.
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.
Remonstrance, as I knew by experience, would be thrown away.
Before I could utter a word of remonstrance, I felt a shooting pain in my inside, and a demoniacal laugh seemed to issue from within me.
Passepartout, desirous of respecting the gentleman whom he served, ventured a mild remonstrance on such conduct; which, being ill-received, he took his leave.
It was impossible to threaten a man who, though he possessed the language perfectly, seemed incapable of understanding any phrase pronounced in a tone of remonstrance or discontent.
Once more I betook myself to remonstrance. Again I collected my energies for a final attempt at expostulation.
'So, whether I am waiting for a hostile message, or an assignation, or a penitent remonstrance, or an impromptu wrestle with my friend Bounderby in the Lancashire manner - which would seem as likely as anything else in the present state of affairs - I'll dine,' said Mr.