What does the word remonstrance mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Margaret Deland
  2. " I have been a guest long enough," she laughingly protested in answer to Mrs. Owen's remonstrance. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by 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 by Carolyn Wells