Origin of remonstrantMedieval Latin remonstrans, present participle
- a person who remonstrates
- one of the Arminians in Holland who presented a remonstrance in 1610 setting forth their differences from strict Calvinism
- A person who remonstrates.
- Remonstrant A member of a Christian sect originating among a group of Dutch Arminians who in 1610 formally stated the grounds of their dissent from strict Calvinism.
(comparative more remonstrant, superlative most remonstrant)
- Inclined or tending to remonstrate; expostulatory; urging reasons in opposition to something.