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See definition of complaints on Dictionary.com
  • nounstatement of disagreement, discontent
  • nounillness, affliction

synonyms for complaints

  • accusation
  • charge
  • criticism
  • grievance
  • gripe
  • objection
  • protest
  • trouble
  • CC
  • annoyance
  • beef
  • cavil
  • clamor
  • dissatisfaction
  • expostulation
  • grouse
  • grumble
  • guff
  • jeremiad
  • kick
  • lament
  • moan
  • plaint
  • protestation
  • rap
  • remonstrance
  • remonstration
  • representation
  • reproach
  • rumble
  • squawk
  • stink
  • wail
  • whine
  • fault-finding

antonyms for complaints

MOST RELEVANT
  • acceptance
  • approval
  • compliment
  • exculpation
  • flattery
  • praise
  • happiness
  • pleasure
  • silence
  • applause
  • commendation
  • contentedness
  • health
  • recommendation
  • sanction
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The complaints increased in number and intensity and Members of Parliament and newspaper writers joined in the jeremiad.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Not many complaints are made now, for delays and disappointments are things of the past.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Then complaints came of want of steam, and we had to send a man down to see what was wrong.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In their view, if only this were accomplished blessings innumerable would ensue and all complaints would for ever cease.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Loud public complaints arose; the patience of the Board of Works exhausted itself, and a climax was reached.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Evelyn's house was left in such a state that the Treasury quieted his complaints with a considerable sum of money.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Such complaints as these were not likely to call forth the sympathy of the Whig malecontents.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The loud and crying complaints of the worthlessness of this class are but too justly founded.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Charges of unlawful carnal knowledge or indecent assault arise, for the most part, from complaints made by females.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
From all sides one hears complaints of hunger and thirst, mingled with comments on present or past performances.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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