Variant of remonstrate
transitive verbremonstrated, remonstrating
- to say or plead in protest, objection, complaint, etc.
- Obsolete to point out; show; demonstrate
Origin of remonstrate; from Medieval Latin remonstratus, past participle of remonstrare, to demonstrate ; from Classical Latin re-, again + monstrare, to show: see monstrance
to present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate