protestation

Part of speech: noun

The act of protesting, or that which is protested.

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Usage examples "protestation":

  1. Making this protestation, I refuse all revolutionary tribunals, where men have been put to death for no other reason than that they had obtained favors from the crown. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
  2. I know that school of protestation. - "Cosmopolis, Complete", Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. " My dear Sir Thomas- my dear Sir Thomas," said the lawyer, in a voice full of protestation; " I really cannot sit here and listen to you calling my cousin a blackguard." - "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.