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Meaning of REMONSTRANCE

Pronunciation:  ri'mânstruns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
 

REMONSTRANCE is a 12 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: expostulation, objection
 
 See Also: dissuasion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.]

             You may marvel why I . . . would not rather Make
             rash remonstrance of my hidden power Than let
             him be so lost.                   --Shak.
   (b) Earnest presentation of reason in opposition to
       something; protest; expostulation.

2. (R.C.Ch.) Same as {Monstrance}.

 

 

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