Definition of objection
1 : an act of objecting
2a : a reason or argument presented in oppositionb : a feeling or expression of disapproval
Examples of objection in a sentence
My main objection is that some people will have to pay more than others.
He said he had no objection to the plan.
First Known Use of objection
OBJECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of objection for English Language Learners
: 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
OBJECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of objection for Students
1 : an act of showing disapproval or great dislike
2 : a reason for or a feeling of disapproval <Her main objection to the purchase is the price.>
Legal Definition of objection
1 : an act or instance of objecting; specifically : a statement of opposition to an aspect of a judicial or other legal proceeding <file an objection to a proposed bankruptcy plan>
2 : a reason or argument forming the ground of an objection
Additional Notes on objection
Objections at trial are generally made for the purpose of opposing the admission of improper evidence. Such an objection must be made in a timely manner. Objections prevent the jury from seeing or hearing the evidence and preserve the issue for appeal. Objections may also be made on the ground of the opposing counsel's improper methods (as leading a witness) or for other technical reasons.
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