- protestant ethic,
- protestant reformation,
- protestant work ethic,
- proteus morganii,
- proteus syndrome,
- proteus vulgaris
Origin of protestation
Examples from the Web for protestation
The Proconsul half arose in his seat by way of protestation, as if he would forbid.Saronia|Richard Short
His power is perilous in the partiality of will, and his heart full of hollowness in the protestation of love.
The mate sprang into the fore-rigging with an oath of protestation.The Crusade of the Excelsior|Bret Harte
He made a gesture, a simple gesture of protestation and impatience, in the serene and silent night.Doctor Pascal|Emile Zola
She saw that all protestation was useless, supplication futile.A Woman's Burden|Fergus Hume
mid-14c., "affirmation;" late 14c., "avowal, declaration, assertion," from Old French protestacion "protest, protestation" (13c.) and directly from Latin protestationem (nominative protestatio) "a declaration, protestation," noun of action from past participle stem of protestari (see protest (n.)).