remonstrance
re·mon·strance /ri-'män-strəns/ n: an earnest presentation of reasons in opposition to something; specif: a document formally stating points of opposition or grievance

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

remonstrance
I noun admonishment, admonitio, admonition, animadversion, argument, castigation, censure, challenge, chastisement, correction, criticism, dehortation, demur, determent, discouragement, dissuasion, exception, exhortation, expostulation, exprobration, gainsaying, objection, objurgation, opposition, protest, protestation, rebuke, redamatio, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, reproval, warning II index admonition, blame (culpability), complaint, criticism, diatribe, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, dispute, dissension, exception (objection), objection, opposition, protest, reply, reprimand

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • remonstrance — Remonstrance. s. f. Discours par lequel on represente à quelqu un les inconveniens d une chose qu il a faite, ou qu il est sur le point de faire. Humble remonstrance. tres humble remonstrance. remonstrance honneste, respectueuse & judicieuse. le… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Remonstrance — Re*mon strance ( m?n strans), n. [Cf. OF. remonstrance, F. remonstrance. See {Remonstrate}.] 1. The act of remonstrating; as: (a) A pointing out; manifestation; proof; demonstration. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] You may marvel why I . . . would not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remonstrance — (n.) late 15c., from M.Fr. remonstrance (15c.), from M.L. remonstrantia, from remonstrans, prp. of remonstrare point out, show, from L. re , intensive prefix, + monstrare to show (see MONSTER (Cf. monster)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • remonstrance — [ri män′strəns] n. [LME < MFr < ML remonstrantia] 1. the act or an instance of remonstrating; protest, complaint, or expostulation 2. a document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Remonstrance — A [http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/remonstrance remonstrance] is a formal protest or list of grievances.Remonstrance may also refer to:*Grand Remonstrance, the list of grievances presented to the King of England in 1641 *Five articles… …   Wikipedia

  • remonstrance — UK [rɪˈmɒnstrəns] / US [rɪˈmɑnstrəns] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms remonstrance : singular remonstrance plural remonstrances formal a strong protest, complaint, or criticism about something …   English dictionary

  • remonstrance — A protest. An objection. An objection, for example, to the establishment of a highway. 25 Am J1st High § 25. The distinction between a remonstrance and all appeal is clear. A remonstrance is interposed in opposition to the act or proceeding and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • remonstrance — noun A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection. Freds voice had taken a tone of grumbling remonstrance. See Also: remonstrate, remonstration …   Wiktionary

  • remonstrance — noun (C, U) formal a complaint or protest: loud cries of remonstrance …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remonstrance — n. 1 the act or an instance of remonstrating. 2 an expostulation or protest. Etymology: ME f. obs. F remonstrance or med.L remonstrantia (as REMONSTRATE) …   Useful english dictionary

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