Definition of remonstrance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒnstrəns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnstrəns//
[countable, uncountable] (formal) Protest
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a protest or complaint See related entries: Protest Word Originlate 16th cent. (in the sense ‘evidence’): from Old French, or from medieval Latin remonstrantia, from remonstrare ‘demonstrate, show’, from re- (expressing intensive force) + monstrare ‘to show’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: remonstrance