Origin of remonstrance
Examples from the Web for remonstrance
Then Miss Houston, having liberated her mind by her remonstrance, proceeded to read the letter.Ayala's Angel|Anthony Trollope
Gerda took her room-mates' teasing, as she took everything else at the Dower House, with little or no remonstrance.The School by the Sea|Angela Brazil
A certain small amount of calculation entered the audacity of his remonstrance.The Rescue|Joseph Conrad
Not one with a remonstrance for us and yet all the omens are against our marriage.The Journal of a Disappointed Man|Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
Against this confidence the boatswain ventured a remonstrance, but the gold was too near to allow the captain to listen or reply.Jack Tier or The Florida Reef|James Fenimore Cooper
late 15c., from Middle French remonstrance (15c., Modern French remontrance), from Medieval Latin remonstrantia, from present participle stem of remonstrare "point out, show," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + Latin monstrare "to show" (see monster).