• IPA: /kəmˈpleɪnɪŋ/
  1. present participle of complain#English|complain

complaining (plural complainings)

  1. The act by which someone complaints; a complaint.
    • 1863, Dinah Maria Craik, Mistress and maid
      Elizabeth […] wished he were beside her, and was so glad to think he would soon be beside her always, with all his humours and weaknesses, all his little crossnesses and complainings […]

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