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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Objection  \Ob*jec"tion\,  n.  [L.  objectio:  cf  F.  objection.] 
  1.  The  act  of  objecting;  as  to  prevent  agreement,  or  action 
  by  objection.  --Johnson. 
 
  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. 
 
  3.  Cause  of  trouble;  sorrow.  [Obs.  or  R.] 
 
  He  remembers  the  objection  that  lies  in  his  bosom, 
  and  he  sighs  deeply.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  Syn:  Exception;  difficulty;  doubt;  scruple. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  objection 
  n  1:  an  expression  of  opposition  to  a  course  of  action  [syn:  {expostulation}, 
  {remonstrance}] 
  2:  the  speech  act  of  objecting 
  3:  the  act  of  protesting;  a  public  (often  organized) 
  manifestation  of  dissent  [syn:  {protest},  {dissent}] 




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