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objection

[ uhb-jek-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF objection

Synonyms for objection

  • challenge
  • criticism
  • difficulty
  • disapproval
  • displeasure
  • dissatisfaction
  • doubt
  • exception
  • grievance
  • opposition
  • protest
  • question
  • rejection
  • reluctance
  • unwillingness
  • cavil
  • censure
  • declination
  • demur
  • demurral
  • disapprobation
  • discontent
  • disesteem
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • gripe
  • hesitation
  • kick
  • odium
  • protestation
  • remonstrance
  • remonstration
  • revilement
  • scruple
  • shrinking
  • squawk
  • stink
  • counter-argument
  • demurring
  • niggle
  • repugnancy
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Antonyms for objection

  • acceptance
  • agreement
  • allowance
  • answer
  • approval
  • calm
  • compliment
  • contentment
  • happiness
  • harmony
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • sanction
  • satisfaction
  • concurrence
  • consent
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBJECTION

We think there can be no room for objection to any of the articles.

Nor is it any objection to her being so, that she is not in all respects a perfect character.

I made no objection, and was duly hired for the term of three years.

He would like to know what objection there was to Pennsylvanians representing Louisiana?

Then of course you would have no objection to my visiting a duchess in the small-pox?

We thought it very childish of him, but afterward we were glad we had not made any objection.

They evidently sympathized with their comrade's objection to the duties of a policeman.

In her weakness, Angelique heard all this without making any objection.

There was a short consultation, the hush of something wrong, and a murmur of an objection.

However, wise man in native ways, he said nothing and made no objection.

WORD ORIGIN

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.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OBJECTION

beef

nouncomplaint
  • bickering
  • criticism
  • dispute
  • grievance
  • gripe
  • grouse
  • grumble
  • objection
  • protestation
  • quarrel
  • rhubarb
  • squabble

censure

nounsevere criticism
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