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Meaning of EXPOSTULATION

Pronunciation:  ik`spâschu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
  2. [n]  the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
 

EXPOSTULATION is a 13 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: objection, remonstrance
 
 See Also: dissuasion, exclaiming, exclamation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*pos`tu*la"tion\, n. [L. expostulatio.]
The act of expostulating or reasoning with a person in
opposition to some impropriety of conduct; remonstrance;
earnest and kindly protest; dissuasion.

      We must use expostulation kindly.        --Shak.

 

 

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