Plaint - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |pleɪnt|  American pronunciation of the word plaint
Brit.  |pleɪnt|  British pronunciation of the word plaint


- (United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed
- a cry of sorrow and grief (syn: lament, lamentation, wail)


...the day after the massacre the plaints of bereaved mothers and wives could be heard throughout the village...

...that taxes are too high is perhaps the most perennial of plaints...

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