Synonyms for plaint:
Other synonyms and related words:
fuss, whimper, beef, mourning, yammer, grouch, grouse, whine, grievance, requiem, moan, dirge, lament, holler, groan, objection, carp, howl, murmur, coronach, grumble, squawk, bleat, Miserere, cry, threnody, Whinge, elegy, complaint, gripe.
Usage examples for plaint:
- The ode to the latter is, apart from its perfection, merely a jealous plaint, yet otherwise useful in showing the trend of her fancy, in addition to the fact that her love was not always returned. - "Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern", Edgar Saltus.
- For he had heard the long- drawn plaint of a locomotive whistle some minutes before; he had seen the train itself come gliding over the mammoth plains that stretched eastward from the capitol; and he knew that Ruth would be on the train. - "The Trail Horde", Charles Alden Seltzer.