HyperDic: plaint

English > 2 senses of the word plaint:
NOUNcommunicationplaint(United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint / complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed
communicationplaint, lament, lamentation, waila cry of sorrow and grief
English > plaint: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint / complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderallegation(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
English > plaint: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA cry of sorrow and grief.
Synonymslament, lamentation, wail
Broadercomplaint(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
Spanishgemido, lamentaciones, lamentación, lamento, llanto, lloro, queja
Catalangemec, lament, plor

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