Plaint

Definition of Plaint

n.1.Audible expression of sorrow; lamentation; complaint; hence, a mournful song; a lament.
2.An accusation or protest on account of an injury.
There are three just grounds of war with Spain: one of plaint, two upon defense.
- Bacon.
3.(Law) A private memorial tendered to a court, in which a person sets forth his cause of action; the exhibiting of an action in writing.

Related Words

accusal, accusation, accusing, allegation, allegement, arraignment, bawl, bill of particulars, blame, bringing of charges, bringing to book, charge, complaint, count, cry, delation, denouncement, denunciation, dolorous tirade, groan, howl, impeachment, implication, imputation, indictment, information, innuendo, insinuation, jeremiad, keen, lament, lawsuit, laying of charges, moan, murmur, mutter, outcry, planctus, prosecution, reproach, scream, sob, suit, taxing, tirade, true bill, ululation, unspoken accusation, veiled accusation, wail, wail of woe, whimper, whine, yawp, yowl
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