an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
an expression of grievance or resentment
(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based
(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
Expression of grief, regret, pain, censure, or resentment; lamentation; murmuring; accusation; fault-finding.
Cause or subject of complaint or murmuring.
An ailment or disease of the body.
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.