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Synonyms for complaintkəmˈpleɪnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailment, complaint, ill(noun)

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

    ill, complaint, charge, ailment

  2. complaint(noun)

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

    ill, charge, ailment

  3. complaint(noun)

    an expression of grievance or resentment

    ill, charge, ailment

  4. complaint(noun)

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

    ill, charge, ailment

  5. charge, complaint(noun)

    (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

    "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"

    direction, ailment, bearing, mission, bang, ill, heraldic bearing, commission, complaint, thrill, kick, bursting charge, care, burster, armorial bearing, charge, tutelage, billing, cathexis, explosive charge, accusation, electric charge, guardianship, flush, boot, rush

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. complaint

    Disease is the general term for any deviation from health; in a more limited sense it denotes some definite morbid condition; disorder and affection are rather partial and limited; as, a nervous affection; a disorder of the digestive system. Sickness was generally used in English speech and literature, till the close of the eighteenth century at least, for every form of physical disorder, as abundantly appears in the English Bible: "Jesus went about ... healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people," Matt. iv, 23; "Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died," 2 Kings xiii, 14. There is now, in England, a tendency to restrict the words sick and sickness to nausea, or "sickness at the stomach," and to hold ill and illness as the only proper words to use in a general sense. This distinction has received but a very limited acceptance in the United States, where sick and sickness have the earlier and wider usage. We speak of trifling ailments, a slight indisposition, a serious or a deadly disease; a slight or severe illness; a painful sickness. Complaint is a popular term, which may be applied to any degree of ill health, slight or severe. Infirmity denotes a chronic or lingering weakness or disability, as blindness or lameness.

    affection, ailment, disease, disorder, distemper, illness, indisposition, infirmity, malady, sickness, unhealthiness, unsoundness

    health, robustness, soundness, strength, sturdiness, vigor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. complaint(n.)

    murmur, lamention, plaint, lament, wail

  2. complaint(n.)

    malady, disease, ailment, ail, illness, indisposition, disorder, distemper, sickness

  3. complaint(n.)

    accusation, charge, information against

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