plaint

Definitions of plaint
1

n (United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed

Type of:
allegation
(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)

n a cry of sorrow and grief

Synonyms:
lament, lamentation, wail
Type of:
complaint
(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

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