Meaning of complaint
Pronunciation: (kum-plānt'), [key]
- an expression of discontent, regret, pain, censure, resentment, or grief; lament; faultfinding: his complaint about poor schools.
- a cause of discontent, pain, grief, lamentation, etc.
- a cause of bodily pain or ailment; malady: The doctor says I suffer from a rare complaint.
- the first pleading of the plaintiff in a civil action, stating the cause of action.
- complaint (Thesaurus)