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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·plaint /kəmˈplent/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·plaint /kəmˈplent/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·plaint n.
 1. Expression of grief, regret, pain, censure, or resentment; lamentation; murmuring; accusation; fault-finding.
    I poured out my complaint before him.   --Ps. cxlii. 2.
    Grievous complaints of you.   --Shak.
 2. Cause or subject of complaint or murmuring.
    The poverty of the clergy in England hath been the complaint of all who wish well to the church.   --Swift.
 3. An ailment or disease of the body.
    One in a complaint of his bowels.   --Arbuthnot.
 4. Law A formal allegation or charge against a party made or presented to the appropriate court or officer, as for a wrong done or a crime committed (in the latter case, generally under oath); an information; accusation; the initial bill in proceedings in equity.
 Syn: -- Lamentation; murmuring; sorrow; grief; disease; illness; disorder; malady; ailment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for
           complaining [syn: ailment, ill]
      2: (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or
      3: an expression of grievance or resentment
      4: (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out
         the facts on which the claim for relief is based
      5: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense;
         "he was arrested on a charge of larceny" [syn: charge]