remonstrator

remonstrate

[ri-mon-streyt]
verb (used with object), remonstrated, remonstrating.
1.
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval.
2.
Obsolete. to show.
verb (used without object), remonstrated, remonstrating.
3.
to present reasons in complaint; plead in protest.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Medieval Latin remōnstrātus (past participle of remōnstrāre to exhibit, demonstrate), equivalent to re- re- + mōnstrā(re) to show + -tus past participle suffix; see -ate1

remonstratingly, adverb
remonstration [ree-mon-strey-shuhn, rem-uhn-] , noun
remonstrative [ri-mon-struh-tiv] , adjective
remonstratively, adverb
remonstrator [ri-mon-strey-ter] , noun
unremonstrated, adjective
unremonstrating, adjective
unremonstrative, adjective


3. argue, object, expostulate.
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remonstrate (ˈrɛmənˌstreɪt)
 
vb (usually foll by with, against, etc)
1.  to argue in protest or objection: to remonstrate with the government
2.  archaic to show or point out
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin remonstrāre to point out (errors), from Latin re- + monstrāre to show]
 
remon'stration
 
n
 
remonstrative
 
adj
 
'remonstrator
 
n

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