Complaint

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Complaint Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
  • (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based
  • an expression of grievance or resentment
  • (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
  • an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining ,
  • (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow ,
  • an expression of grievance or resentment ,
  • (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based ,
  • (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Complaint'


  • Complaint: about the legal usage. For complaints in other contexts, see complaint (disambiguation). In legal terminology, a complaint is any formal legal document
  • A Lover's Complaint: Complaint" is a narrative poem published as an appendix to the original edition of Shakespeare's sonnets. It is given the title "A Lover's Complaint"
  • Internet Crime Complaint Center: The Internet Crime Complaint Center, also known as IC3, is a multi-agency task force made up by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National
  • Complaint (disambiguation): type of legal document Criticism Critique Chief complaint in medicine Airline complaints Consumer complaint Better Business Bureau Federal Trade Commission
  • Consumer complaint: For the consumers in biology, see Heterotroph. A consumer complaint or customer complaint is “an expression of dissatisfaction on a consumer’s behalf
  • The West Country Damosel's Complaint: The West Country Damosel's Complaint is Child Ballad 292. The heroine demands of William that he will marry her or kill her. He warns her that living
  • Portnoy's Complaint (film): Portnoy's Complaint is a 1972 comedy film written and directed by Ernest Lehman. His screenplay is based on the bestselling 1969 novel of the same name

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* First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time. - Honore' de Balzac

* A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills. - W. E. B. Du Bois


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