- the act of remonstrating; protestation
- a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
- [uncountable] an act or instance of protesting.
- a protest[countable]deaf to remonstrances.
- an act or instance of remonstrating.
- a protest:deaf to remonstrances.
- Medieval Latin remōnstrāre to point out; see remonstrate) + -ance -ance
- Middle French, equivalent. to remonstr(er) (