re-mon-strance / rĭ-mŏn-strəns
1. the act or an instance of protesting or dissenting
Conscience is justice's best minister; it threatens, promises, rewards, and punishes and keeps all under control; the busy must attend to its remonstrances, the most powerful submit to its reproof, and the angry endure its upbraidings.
Mary Wortley Montagu. 1689 - 1762
2. a protest or censure; a rebuke
If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
From ““Little Foxes: Or, The Insignificant Little Habits which Mar Domestic Happiness” by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811 – 1896
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