remonstrance

Part of speech: noun

The act of remonstrating; expostulation or reproof.

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Usage examples "remonstrance":

  1. Then he barked out a remonstrance: " I suppose you know your own business, but if I had a boy I wouldn't increase his allowance because he was in debt." - "The Iron Woman", Margaret Deland.
  2. " I have been a guest long enough," she laughingly protested in answer to Mrs. Owen's remonstrance. - "Peggy Owen and Liberty", Lucy Foster Madison.
  3. If she noticed this, my first use of her Christian name, she offered no remonstrance, and I went on, To be sure, they have proved that he had motive, means, opportunity, and all that, but it is only indefinite evidence. - "The Gold Bag", Carolyn Wells.