conscientious objection

noun

Definition of conscientious objection

:objection on moral or religious grounds (as to service in the armed forces or to bearing arms)

First Known Use of conscientious objection

1775


Law Dictionary

conscientious objection

noun con·scien·tious objection \ ˌkän-chē-ˈen-chəs- \

legal Definition of conscientious objection

:objection on moral or religious grounds (as to military service or bearing arms)

conscientious objector

noun

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