Definitions for objectionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•jec•tionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən(n.)

  1. a reason or argument offered in opposition.

  2. the act of objecting.

  3. a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement.

Origin of objection:

1350–1400; ME (< AF) < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expostulation, remonstrance, remonstration, objection(noun)

    the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

  2. objection(noun)

    the speech act of objecting

  3. protest, objection, dissent(noun)

    the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

  4. objection(noun)

    (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. objection(noun)əbˈdʒɛk ʃən

    a reason you give for being against sth

    his objections to the new rules; Does anyone have any objections?

  2. objectionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən

    to express an objection

    Nobody raised any objections.

Wiktionary

  1. objection(Noun)

    The act of objecting.

  2. objection(Noun)

    A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition.

  3. objection(Noun)

    An official protest raised in a court of law during a legal trial over a violation of the rules of the court by the opposing party.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objection(noun)

    the act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection

  2. Objection(noun)

    that which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment; as, I have no objection to going; unreasonable objections

  3. Objection(noun)

    cause of trouble; sorrow

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'objection' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3040

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'objection' in Nouns Frequency: #1533


Translations for objection

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

objection(noun)

an expression of disapproval

He raised no objection to the idea.

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