Objection
Objection Ob*jec"tion, n. [L. objectio: cf. F. objection.] 1. The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment; as, I have no objection to going; unreasonable objections. ``Objections against every truth.'' --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

3. Cause of trouble; sorrow. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster]

He remembers the objection that lies in his bosom, and he sighs deeply. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Exception; difficulty; doubt; scruple. [1913 Webster]


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