remonstrative

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remonstrative (comparative more remonstrative, superlative most remonstrative)

  1. Of, characterized by, or exhibiting remonstration.
    • 1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House, ch. 1:
      The man from Shropshire ventures another remonstrative “My lord!” but the Chancellor, being aware of him, has dexterously vanished.
    • 1913, Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna, ch. 15:
      Pollyanna opened wide her eyes at the remonstrative dismay in her aunt's voice.

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