com·plaint /kəmˈplent/ 名詞
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.
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]