Definitions for: Remonstrance


[n] the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*mon"strance (-m?n"strans), n. [Cf. OF.
remonstrance, F. remonstrance. See Remonstrate.]
1. The act of remonstrating; as:
(a) A pointing out; manifestation; proof; demonstration.
[Obs.]

You may marvel why I . . . would not rather Make
rash remonstrance of my hidden power Than let
him be so lost. --Shak.
(b) Earnest presentation of reason in opposition to
something; protest; expostulation.

2. (R.C.Ch.) Same as Monstrance.

Synonyms: expostulation, objection

See Also: dissuasion

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