Synonyms for (noun) complaint

Synonyms: charge, complaint

Definition: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

Usage: he was arrested on a charge of larceny

Similar words: pleading

Definition: (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding


Synonyms: complaint

Definition: (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based

Similar words: pleading

Definition: (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding


Synonyms: complaint

Definition: an expression of grievance or resentment

Similar words: objection

Definition: the speech act of objecting


Synonyms: complaint

Definition: (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

Similar words: cry, yell

Definition: a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

Usage: a cry of rage; a yell of pain


Synonyms: complaint, ailment, ill

Definition: an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

Similar words: upset, disorder

Definition: a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

Usage: the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder; everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time