objection


objection
objection (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. objection (12c.), from L.L. obiectionem (nom. obiectio), "a throwing or putting before," noun of action from pp. stem of L. obicere "to oppose" (see OBJECT (Cf. object) (n.)).

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  • objection — [ ɔbʒɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1190; bas lat. objectio 1 ♦ Argument que l on oppose à une opinion, à une affirmation pour la réfuter. ⇒ 2. critique, réfutation, réplique. Faire, formuler une objection à un raisonnement, à une théorie, et par ext. à qqn.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • objection — ob·jec·tion n 1: an act or instance of objecting; specif: a statement of opposition to an aspect of a judicial or other legal proceeding file an objection to a proposed bankruptcy plan 2: a reason or argument forming the ground of an objection ◇… …   Law dictionary

  • objection — Objection. s. f. v. Difficulté qu on oppose à une proposition. Cette objection est forte, est bien fondée, est nulle, est pressante, est subtile, est ingenieuse. faire une objection. resoudre une objection. respondre à une objection. insister sur …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Objection — may refer to: Objection (law), a motion during a trial to disallow a witness s testimony or other evidence Objection (argument), used in informal logic and argument mapping Inference objection, a special case of the above Counterargument, in… …   Wikipedia

  • Objection — Ob*jec tion, n. [L. objectio: cf. F. objection.] 1. The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • objection — ► NOUN 1) an expression of disapproval or opposition. 2) the action of challenging or disagreeing: a letter of objection …   English terms dictionary

  • Objection — (v. lat.), Einwurf, Einwand …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • objection — [n] argument, disagreement cavil, censure, challenge, counter argument, criticism, declination, demur, demurral, demurring, difficulty, disapprobation, disapproval, discontent, disesteem, disinclination, dislike, displeasure, dissatisfaction,… …   New thesaurus

  • objection — [əb jek′shən, äbjek′shən] n. [ME objeccioun < LL objectio < L objectus: see OBJECT] 1. the act of objecting 2. a feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike 3. a cause for objecting; reason for opposing, disapproving, or… …   English World dictionary


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