Definition of "objection" []

  • The act of objecting. (noun)
  • A statement presented in opposition. (noun)
  • A ground, reason, or cause for expressing opposition. (noun)
  • An expression, statement, or feeling of opposition or dislike (noun)

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  • A cause for such an expression, statement, or feeling (noun)
  • The act of objecting (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "objection" in a sentence
  • "The main objection is the standard objections to death taxes."
  • "I think the main objection is that there isn't any independent evidence for a designer."
  • "My main objection is not for private suits against foreign governments (though I do feel that is a problem), but suing private US corporations for alleged complicity in human rights abuses, a form of corporate blackmail."