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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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