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Meaning of PROTESTATION

Pronunciation:  `prâti'steyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a strong declaration of protest
  2. [n]  a formal and solemn declaration of objection; "they finished the game under protest to the league president"; "the senator rose to register his protest"; "the many protestations did not stay the execution"
 

PROTESTATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: protest
 
 See Also: declaration, objection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prot`es*ta"tion\, n. [L. protestatio: cf. F.
protestation. See {Protest}.]
1. The act of making a protest; a public avowal; a solemn
   declaration, especially of dissent. `` The protestation of
   our faith.'' --Latimer.

2. (Law) Formerly, a declaration in common-law pleading, by
   which the party interposes an oblique allegation or denial
   of some fact, protesting that it does or does not exist,
   and at the same time avoiding a direct affirmation or
   denial.

 

 

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