Objection

Definition of Objection

Ob`jec´tion
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.

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