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Complaints - synonyms or related words

complaint

noun

a written or spoken statement in which someone says they are not satisfied with something

protest

noun

a strong complaint or disagreement

grievance

noun

a complaint about being treated in an unfair way

grumble

noun

a minor complaint about something

rant

noun

a long loud and angry complaint about something

murmur

noun

a complaint about someone or something that you make in a quiet or secret way

remonstrance

noun

formal

a strong protest, complaint, or criticism about something

moan

noun

informal

an annoying complaint, especially about something that is not important

hue and cry

noun

a lot of complaints and protests from the public about something

gripe

noun

informal

a complaint about something that is annoying but not very important

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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