Definition of demurral
: the act or an instance of demurring
Examples of demurral in a Sentence
Suggestions that she run for president have been met with repeated demurrals.
surprisingly, she wrote the check for the parking fine without demurral
Recent Examples of demurral from the Web
And, despite their demurrals, the snake-oil peddlers who are perilously close to achieving their goal know good and well this is the case.
Rosenberg’s demurral isn’t entirely surprising, given the framing.
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DEMURRAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of demurral for English Language Learners
: an act of disagreeing politely about something : an act of demurring
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