plaint definition

  • noun:
    • A complaint.
    • An utterance of grief or sadness; a lamentation.
    • A lament or woeful cry.
    • A complaint.
    • An accusation.
    • Audible expression of sadness; lamentation; grievance; for this reason, a mournful song; a lament.
    • An accusation or protest because of an accident.
    • an exclusive memorial tendered to a court, in which a person sets forth their reason for action; the exhibiting of an action written down.
    • Lamentation; problem; audible phrase of sorrow; a sad or really serious tune.
    • Representation made of injury or wrong done; issue.
    • in-law: A statement of grievance designed to a court for the true purpose of asking redress.
    • the initial process in a substandard court, within the nature of initial process.
    • (United Kingdom) a written statement associated with the grounds of issue built to court of law requesting the grievance becoming redressed
    • a cry of sorrow and grief

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