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Definition of "objection" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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."