Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of remonstrating; remonstrance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of remonstrating; a remonstrance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

Etymologies

remonstrate +‎ -ion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Yet not a word of remonstration form the President nor his Energy Secretary Steven Chu holding OPEC's production restraints accountable for today's extortionary high oil prices.

    Raymond J. Learsy: When It Comes to Gas Prices Donald Trump Trumps the Field

  • Actually, the Mexican Congress has very recently proposed legalization of drugs but received a very swift and stern remonstration from the Bush administration and the idea was dropped.

    Is Calderon winning or losing this war?

  • And then in zaps the chorus, a remonstration of sorts, or a call to arms: "Life is just a precious minute baby," it yells.

    Hail, Hail, Rock'n'Roll

  • I didn't really know her except at Crosland's side, but she would occasionally send me little notes of approval or remonstration if I wrote something about his time as education secretary: but to see her was to remember her.

    Death and the scenery of life | Peter Preston

  • Students were force-fed a stew of mythology ("the majority of beer drinkers die of dropsy"), remonstration ("persons should not take a stimulant before bathing"), and terror ("when alcohol passes down the throat it burns off the skin, leaving it bare and burning").

    Stanton Peele: Saying Bad Things About Booze -- Propaganda as Science

  • We urgently need to throw a "tent" of public remonstration and outcry over that hallowed abode, to cause them to quake and hunker down inside.

    Terry Krepel: The 2010 Slantie Awards

  • He read entry after entry with no indication of remonstration against his father for unfaithfulness.

    Vermilion Drift

  • Students were force-fed a stew of mythology (“the majority of beer drinkers die of dropsy”), remonstration (“persons should not take a stimulant before bathing”), and terror (“when alcohol passes down the throat it burns off the skin, leaving it bare and burning”).

    LAST CALL

  • After long and continued usurpation of those divinely ordained, fundamental human rights, the colonies revolted, asserting a new premise; that God granted the right for one people to dissolve the bonds that had united them with another, after all and many efforts at remonstration had been rejected.

    It’s Patriots’ Day

  • Her choice also entailed something of a feminine remonstration against the massive works in iron that had been impressed upon the Israeli consciousness as “correct” masculine sculpture.

    Artists: Israeli, 1970 to the Present.

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