n.1.The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection.
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.
3.Cause of trouble; sorrow.
He remembers the objection that lies in his bosom, and he sighs deeply.
- Jer. Taylor.
Noun1.Objectionobjection - the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
2.objection - the speech act of objecting
3.objection - the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
Synonyms: protest, dissent
4.objection - (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
answer, antipathy, argument, ban, bashfulness, beef, bitch, blackball, blackballing, block, blockade, boggle, boggling, bottleneck, boycott, catch, combative reaction, complaint, compunction, cordon, counteraction, counterstatement, curtain, defense, defiance, demonstration, demur, demurral, demurrer, denial, determent, deterrent, difficulty, diffidence, dim view, disappointment, disapprobation, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, dislike, displeasure, dispute, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissentience, distaste, doubt, drawback, exception, exclusion, expostulation, falter, faltering, fractiousness, grievance, grievance committee, hang-up, hazard, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitation, hitch, howl, hurdle, indignation, indignation meeting, interference, joker, kick, low estimation, low opinion, march, modesty, negativism, noncooperation, nonviolent protest, obstacle, obstinacy, obstruction, obstructive, one small difficulty, opposition, opposure, ostracism, passive resistance, pause, picketing, plea, pleading, protest demonstration, protestation, qualm, qualm of conscience, qualmishness, question, rally, reaction, rebuff, rebuttal, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, recoil, refractoriness, refusal, refutation, reluctance, remonstrance, remonstration, renitence, renitency, repellence, repellency, reply, repulse, repulsion, resistance, response, revolt, riposte, rub, scruple, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, shrinking, shyness, sit-in, snag, special demurrer, special pleading, squawk, stand, statement of defense, stickling, strike, stumbling block, stumbling stone, teach-in, thumbs-down, uncooperativeness, unhappiness, withstanding
Translate Objection to Spanish, Translate Objection to German, Translate Objection to French
object-oriented database management system
object-oriented design
Object-Oriented Fortran
object-oriented language
Object-Oriented Pascal
object-oriented programing language
object-oriented programming
object-oriented programming language
Object-oriented SQL
Object-Oriented Turing
-- Objection --
Objective C
Objective CAML
objective case
objective lens
Objective line
Objective PASCAL
Objective plane
Objective point
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy