[ik-spos-chuh-ley-shuh n] /ɪkˌspɒs tʃəˈleɪ ʃən/
the act of ; remonstrance; earnest and kindly protest:
In spite of my expostulations, he insisted on driving me home.
an expostulatory remark or address.
1580s, from Latin expostulationem (nominative expostulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of expostulare (see expostulate).
[ik-spos-chuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪkˈspɒs tʃə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. ; conveying expostulation.
[ik-spoh-zher] /ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər/ noun 1. the act of exposing, laying open, or uncovering: the sudden exposure of objects that were hidden under the blanket. 2. the fact or state of being exposed: A bandage will avoid exposure of the wound. 3. disclosure, as of something private or secret: the exposure of their invasion plans. 4. […]
noun, Physics. 1. a measure of radiation based on the ability to produce ionization: expressed in roentgens.
noun, Photography. 1. a figure indicating the proper exposure for a film of a certain speed in a certain light.