Definition of remonstrative in English:

remonstrative

Pronunciation /rəˈmänstrədiv/ /rəˈmɑnstrədɪv/ /rēˈmänˌstrādiv/ /riˈmɑnˌstreɪdɪv/ /ˈremənˌstrādiv/ /ˈrɛmənˌstreɪdɪv/

adjective

See remonstrate

‘The reaction in Spain has been, to the best of my knowledge, the first openly remonstrative instance of people ignoring government propaganda and making up their own minds.’
  • ‘He adds a monotone, remonstrative vocal to ‘Äesthetik der function’ and a Scottish brogue-laden recitation to nylon guitars in ‘The Hermit Returns (Again).’’
  • ‘The utter terror with which they cower before him is at once comic (he is rather fond of a remonstrative wagging of his finger) and disturbing (the dancers shrink from his gaze as if cut by a scythe, and tremble in paroxysms of fear).’
  • ‘Four Friends has a decidedly sad, pessimistic, and disturbing undercurrent that belies its characters' joie de vivre with a cautionary, almost remonstrative subtext.’
  • ‘But it wasn't just Gladstone who copped the remonstrative hand of the Queen.’