Dictionary.com

remonstrant

[ ri-mon-struhnt ]
/ rɪˈmɒn strənt /
Save This Word!

adjective
remonstrating; expostulatory.
noun
a person who remonstrates.
(initial capital letter) one of the Dutch Arminians whose doctrinal differences from strict Calvinists were set forth in 1610.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of remonstrant

First recorded in 1610–20, remonstrant is from the Medieval Latin word remōnstrant- (stem of remōnstrāns, present participle of remōnstrāre). See remonstrate, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM remonstrant

re·mon·strant·ly, adverbhalf-re·mon·strant, adjectivenon·re·mon·strant, adjectiveun·re·mon·strant, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use remonstrant in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for remonstrant (1 of 2)

remonstrant
/ (rɪˈmɒnstrənt) /

noun
a person who remonstrates, esp one who signs a remonstrance
adjective
rare remonstrating or protesting

British Dictionary definitions for remonstrant (2 of 2)

Remonstrant
/ (rɪˈmɒnstrənt) /

noun
a Dutch supporter of the Arminian Remonstrance of 1610
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK