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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.
The ruling party must have heaved a sigh of relief as the remonstration appeared to be an exercise in futility.
In that fit, whenever he called Fayose by name during our conversation, he would quickly reverse self without remonstration and say 'brother Ayo' (Yoruba's apogee of respect).
When he finally 'fessed up, expecting some form of remonstration his grandfather's response took him by surprise.
Giuseppe Levi, the father, is a scientist, consumed by his work and a mania for hiking--when he isn't provoked into angry remonstration by someone misspeaking or misbehaving or wearing the wrong thing.
Our due is responsibility, not remonstration, and life can go on without anyone intervening on our behalf.
He covers the French and English monarchies from the death of Mary Queen of Scots to James I's Remonstration for the Right of Kings 1587-1615, the French and English monarchies transformed or destroyed during the 1630s and 1640s, and Stuart kingship and the French monarchy in the shadow of Versailles 1678-1688.
That is to say, the Chinese government was cautious despite the remonstration of early friendship towards Modi, which after all, had economics at the bottom rather than anything else.
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.