expostulation expostulation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
  2. (n) an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

Usage(s):

  1. One of the London County Schools at Middle Row, Notting Hill, has apparently taken a step, the mere mention of which has produced horrified expostulation in the United States.
  2. A little blarney, a little diplomatic pressure, a little gold, and a great deal of expostulation quieted the demands of the Chinese patriots.

News

  • Celebrate The Holidays With A Bûche De Noël

    It's Christmas week, and all week the WCCO Morning Show is looking at holiday food traditions from around the world. For Christmas Eve, Natalie Nyhus was saying "Joyeux Noël." The expostulation was in honor of the French, who have a dessert tradition that fashions a cake to look like a yule log. They call it "bûche de Noël."
    on December 24, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

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