remonstrance

[ri-mon-struhns]
noun
1.
an act or instance of remonstrating.
2.
a protest: deaf to remonstrances.

Origin:
1470–80; < Middle French, equivalent to remonstr(er) (< Medieval Latin remōnstrāre to point out; see remonstrate) + -ance -ance

nonremonstrance, noun
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remonstrance (rɪˈmɒnstrəns)
 
n
1.  the act of remonstrating; protestation
2.  a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something

Remonstrance (rɪˈmɒnstrəns)
 
n
1.  See Grand Remonstrance
2.  the statement of Arminian principles drawn up in 1610 in Gouda in the Netherlands

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remonstrance
c.1477, from M.Fr. remonstrance (15c.), from M.L. remonstrantia, from remonstrans, prp. of remonstrare "point out, show," from L. re-, intensive prefix, + monstrare "to show" (see monster).
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Example sentences
And people who are sure they're right aren't moved by a stranger's remonstrance.
The first, by remonstrance, is available to owners of land within the annexed area.
The remonstrance changed the environment of the community from one of support to one of unification.
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