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plaint

noun agony, anguish, complaint, cry, dirge, discontent, displeasure, dissatisfaction, distress, expression of discontent, expression of grief, expression of pain, grief, grieving, groan, lament, lamenta, lamentation, moan, querela, querimonia, sigh, sorrow, wail, whine, woe
See also: accusation, charge, complaint, denunciation, outcry

plaint

a statement in writing of grounds of complaint made to a court of law and asking for redress of the grievance.

PLAINT, Eng. law. The exhibiting of any action, real or personal, in writing; the party making his plaint is called the plaintiff.

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There have also been com plaints of loud music into the early hours of the morning, intimidation, aggression and threats towards neigh bours.
I think, for instance, of the plaints for inclusive language which are used to justify changes in Scripture that are simply not necessary.
At times the cries sank into the feeble plaints of expiring infancy, and again gradually rose into the full and melancholy swell of an adult tortured by fiends destitute of mercy and humanity.
His later collections included Lauds and Plaints (1974), Odes and Days (1975), Death's Directives (1978), and As It Was (1979).
The image of death and destruction created by such plaints has defined the social history of the Thirty Years War to a greater extent than almost any other event in early modern European history.
Plus de 150 voyageurs tunisiens se sont plaints d'etre bloques a l'aeroport Houari Boumediene suite au retard de l'avion de Tunisair qui devait les ramener, a 17h hier jeudi 06 juillet 2017, a Tunis, a rapporte Shems FM tard dans la soiree.
Cette reunion a ete organisee suite aux requetes de plusieurs pelerins qui se sont plaints de la mauvaise nourriture, notamment au niveau d'un hotel a La Mecque.
Tenders are invited for Repair maint of central and package type air conditioning plaints, cold storage plant at GH under GE East at Ferozepur Cantt
Rien", se sont plaints les citoyens, en jugeant, une pareille etape, comme un fiasco pour les presidentiables.
He knew he would get com plaints from residents because he is a new business.
A life insurer has been fined pounds 750,000 by the City watchdog for failing to properly investigate com plaints from people who thought they had been mis-sold an endowment mortgage.
A CRACKDOWN on pirate radio stations is expected following com- plaints by Dublin TD Tony Gregory that lives are being endangered.