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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plaint(noun)

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

  2. lament, lamentation, plaint, wail(noun)

    a cry of sorrow and grief

    "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"

Wiktionary

  1. plaint(Noun)

    A lament or woeful cry.

  2. plaint(Noun)

    A complaint.

  3. plaint(Noun)

    An accusation.

    Once the plaint had been made there was nothing that could be done to revoke it.

  4. Origin: plainte, from plainte, plaint, and pleinte, pleint (modern French plainte), from plancta, planctus, from plangere; see plain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plaint(noun)

    audible expression of sorrow; lamentation; complaint; hence, a mournful song; a lament

  2. Plaint(noun)

    an accusation or protest on account of an injury

  3. Plaint(noun)

    a private memorial tendered to a court, in which a person sets forth his cause of action; the exhibiting of an action in writing

  4. Origin: [OE. plainte, pleynte, F. plainte, fr. L. plangere, planctum (plancta, fem. p. p.), to beat, beat the breast, lament. Cf. Complain, Plague, Plangent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plaint

    plānt, n. lamentation: complaint: a sad song: (law) the exhibiting of an action in writing by a complainant.—adj. Plaint′ful, complaining: expressing sorrow.—n. Plaint′iff (Eng. law), one who commences a suit against another—opp. to Defendant.—adj. Plaint′ive, complaining: expressing sorrow: sad.—adv. Plaint′ively.—n. Plaint′iveness.—adj. Plaint′less, without complaint: unrepining. [O. Fr. pleinte (Fr. plainte)—L. planctusplangĕre, planctum, to lament.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plaint in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plaint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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