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objection

[uh b-jek-shuh n] /əbˈdʒɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
a reason or argument offered in disagreement, opposition, refusal, or disapproval.
2.
the act of objecting, opposing, or disputing:
His ideas were open to serious objection.
3.
a ground or cause for objecting.
4.
a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English objeccioun (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin objectiōn- (stem of objectiō), equivalent to Latin object(us) (see object) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nonobjection, noun
preobjection, noun
superobjection, noun
Synonyms
4. complaint, protest, criticism.
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British Dictionary definitions for superobjection

objection

/əbˈdʒɛkʃən/
noun
1.
an expression, statement, or feeling of opposition or dislike
2.
a cause for such an expression, statement, or feeling
3.
the act of objecting
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Word Origin and History for superobjection

objection

n.

late 14c., from Old French objeccion "reply, retort" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin obiectionem (nominative obiectio), "a throwing or putting before," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin obicere "to oppose" (see object (n.)).

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