HyperDic: expostulation

English > 2 senses of the word expostulation:
NOUNcommunicationexpostulation, remonstrance, remonstration, objectionthe act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
communicationexpostulationan exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
English > expostulation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe act of expressing earnest opposition or protest.
Synonymsremonstrance, remonstration, objection
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishobjeción, protesta, reconvención, reparo
Catalanobjecció, protesta, reconvenció
Verbsexpostulatereason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion
English > expostulation: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof.
Broaderexclamation, exclaimingAn abrupt excited utterance
Spanishreconvención

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