expostulation definition

  • noun:
    • The act of thinking earnestly to be able to dissuade or remonstrate.
    • A comment of earnest reasoning meant to dissuade or remonstrate.
    • The act of expostulating or reasoning with an individual versus some impropriety of conduct; remonstrance; earnest and kindly protest; dissuasion.
    • The work of expostulating or remonstrating with you or people; argumentative protest; dissuasion.
    • In rhetoric, an address containing expostulation.
    • the work of expressing earnest resistance or protest
    • an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
    • The act of thinking earnestly so that you can dissuade or remonstrate.
    • A comment of serious reasoning supposed to dissuade or remonstrate.
    • The work of expostulating or reasoning with people against some impropriety of conduct; remonstrance; earnest and kindly protest; dissuasion.
    • The work of expostulating or remonstrating with an individual or people; argumentative protest; dissuasion.
    • In rhetoric, an address containing expostulation.
    • the act of expressing serious opposition or protest
    • an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

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