demurral


de·mur·ral

noun \di-ˈmər-əl, -ˈmə-rəl\

: an act of disagreeing politely about something : an act of demurring

Full Definition of DEMURRAL

:  the act or an instance of demurring

Examples of DEMURRAL

  1. Suggestions that she run for president have been met with repeated demurrals.
  2. <surprisingly, she wrote the check for the parking fine without demurral>

First Known Use of DEMURRAL

1810

Rhymes with DEMURRAL

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