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Synonyms for complaint

Synonyms for complaint

an expression of dissatisfaction or a circumstance regarded as a cause for such expression

a pathological condition of mind or body

a minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature

Synonyms for complaint

an often persistent bodily disorder or disease

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

(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

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There is also another organisation, the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service, which can support a person through the formal complaints process.
Mr Turner said he had put in a formal complaint to Sutton Coldfield College in which he alleges "inappropriate behaviour" by Mr O'Brien.
Mr Marsden, 43, has lodged a formal complaint about the visit in October last year, and West Midlands Police confirmed it was investigating the matter.
She made a formal complaint but there was nothing we could do about it because it happened outside the store.
A formal complaint was originally submitted to the CDF in November 1998, although it lay dormant presumably because the canonical statute of limitations had expired.
30 letter had been sent in order to determine whether anyone wants to sign a formal complaint against Rothenberger.
28, Bishop Bruce Caldwell of the Episcopal diocese of Wyoming lodged a formal complaint with Archbishop Crawley against Bishop Anderson.
But we suggest that if he has any formal complaints about the way he was treated, that he makes a formal complaint to us.
Liberal Democrat AM Peter Black has lodged a formal complaint against Bridgend council leader Jeff Jones, who is also board chairman of the Welsh Joint Education Committee.
The formal complaint was made by aero-engine manufacturing rival Pratt & Whitney, which has formed a partnership with General Electric Co to develop engines for Airbus SAS' new A380 superjumbo aircraft.
The strange saga began last July, when the six senators -- Jesse Helms of North Carolina, Paul Coverdell of Georgia, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Sam Brownback of Kansas, Don Nickles of Oklahoma and Strom Thurmond of South Carolina -- filed a formal complaint against Americans United with the Justice Department, charging that the organization's efforts to educate houses of worship about tax law was a violation of federal statutes that forbid intimidation of voters.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Flaherty, Chairman of the Conservative Campaign Fund (CCF), announced that the group is filing a formal Complaint today with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Hillary Rodham Clinton, her Senate exploratory committee, and PNC Mortgage Corporation of America.
Many times, the tenant runs to the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) and files a formal complaint.
The prisoner had filed a formal complaint complaining of an alleged incident in which a prison vehicle ran over another prisoner.
GLOBE, a group that represents gay, bisexual, and transgendered federal workers, filed a formal complaint June 4 with the department's office of civil fights alleging that the Commerce Department is disregarding antigay discrimination regulations.
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