Synonyms for Expostulation:

n.

squawk, kick, challenge, exception, support, protestation, demur. communication (noun)
objection, remonstrance.
expostulation (noun)
objection, remonstrance.
objection (noun)
remonstrance, demur, challenge, complaint, protestation.
protest (noun)
remonstrance.
remonstrance (noun)
complaint, disapproval.

Other synonyms:

protestation. exception. challenge. Other relevant words:
protestation, disapproval, squawk, challenge, exception, complaint, demur, kick.

Usage examples for expostulation

  1. Most retentive to her, as it had passed, of Huggo's share in all that episode had been that she from her expostulation with Huggo had not come away with the same satisfaction as seemingly had Harry. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  2. She was herself in the power of Bruce, and expostulation from her would be worth little; while to have Annie to the house as before would involve consequences unpleasant to all concerned. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  3. With that he went back to his score and by no protest or expostulation could she provoke another word out of him. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster