HyperDic: complaint

English > 5 senses of the word complaint:
NOUNstatecomplaint, ailment, illan often persistent bodily disorder or disease
communicationcomplaint(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
communicationcomplaintan expression of grievance or resentment
communicationcomplaint(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based
communicationcomplaint, charge(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
complaint > pronunciation
Soundskahmpley'nt
Rhymesacquaint ... taint: 12 rhymes with eynt...
English > complaint: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining.
Synonymsailment, ill
Narrowermotion sickness, kinetosisThe state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
pipA minor nonspecific ailment
Broaderdisorder, upsetA physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal / normal functioning
Spanishachaque, afección, alifafe, dolencia, enfermedad, problema
Catalandolença, dolència, malaltia, mal
English > complaint: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow.
NarrowerexclamationA loud complaint or protest or reproach
lament, lamentation, plaint, wailA cry of sorrow and grief
Broadercry, yellA loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
English > complaint: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn expression of grievance or resentment.
NarrowergrievanceA complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action
grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, mutteringA complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
jeremiadA long and mournful complaint
kvetch(Yiddish) a nagging complaint
pet peeveAn opportunity for complaint that is seldom missed
whimper, whineA complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
BroaderobjectionThe speech act of objecting
Spanishprotesta, queja, querella
Catalanqueixa
Verbscomplainexpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
English > complaint: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based.
Categorycivil lawThe body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
NarrowerlibelThe written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks
Broaderpleading(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
Spanishqueja
Verbscomplainmake a formal accusation
English > complaint: 5 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaning(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense.
Synonymcharge
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
Part ofindictment, bill of indictmentA formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
Narroweraccusation, accusalA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
Broaderpleading(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
Spanishcargo, cargos, querella
Catalancàrrec
Verbscomplainmake a formal accusation

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