objected

[ noun ob-jikt, -jekt; verb uhb-jekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF objected
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBJECTED

"Whether we've done anything, or whether we haven't, don't matter," he objected.

"Stay though, my friend, it was his gown," objected Alleyne.

"But tell me just how you know that fact," Demarest objected very crisply.

"You'll go on here to the end of your days, working for a pittance," he objected.

The more Cleon objected, the more they shouted that he should go.

"But I didn't know people ever lived in studios," I objected.

"You can't leave this large sum with the bookmaker," he objected.

"It won't work; you never could do it," objected Dixon, with despondent conviction.

"I never c'd run 'em in alone, not with Whizzer in the bunch," objected Slim.

"I shall be travelling faster than your cumbersome safari," he objected.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "tangible thing, something perceived or presented to the senses," from Medieval Latin objectum "thing put before" (the mind or sight), noun use of neuter of Latin obiectus "lying before, opposite" (as a noun in classical Latin, "charges, accusations"), past participle of obicere "to present, oppose, cast in the way of," from ob "against" (see ob-) + iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Sense of "thing aimed at" is late 14c. No object "not a thing regarded as important" is from 1782. As an adjective, "presented to the senses," from late 14c. Object lesson "instruction conveyed by examination of a material object" is from 1831.

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