noun ob·jec·tion \əb-ˈjek-shən\

: a reason for disagreeing with or opposing something : a reason for objecting

law : an act of formally objecting to something during a trial.

—used as an interjection by lawyers during trials when they think something is not fair or proper

Full Definition of OBJECTION

:  an act of objecting
a :  a reason or argument presented in opposition
b :  a feeling or expression of disapproval

Examples of OBJECTION

  1. My main objection is that some people will have to pay more than others.
  2. He said he had no objection to the plan.

First Known Use of OBJECTION

14th century


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