ETYM French complainte. Related to Complain.
1. An expression of grievance or resentment.
2. (Formerly) A loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow.
3. (Civil law) The first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based.
ETYM Latin objectio: cf. French objection.
1. The speech act of objecting.
2. A reason or argument presented in opposition; a feeling or expression of disapproval.