NounObjection (plural Objections)
- The act of objecting.
- A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition.
- (law) An official protest raised in a court of law during a legal trial over a violation of the rules of the court by the opposing party.
- Adjectives often used with "objection": serious, grave, etc.
Adjectives for Objection
fatal; forcible; futile; insuperable; overt; plausible; critical; insurmountable; principal; gracious; embarrassing; feeble; strenuous; snobbish; ultimate; trivial; various (pi); rooted; violent; further; sturdy; depressing; ingenious; incompetent; singular.
Verbs for Objection
anticipate—; brush aside—; cease—; disparage—; entertain—; justify—; meet—; outbalance—; overcome—; provoke—; put forward—; reply to—; surmount—; temper —; voice—; —arises; —enlarges; —impedes; —wilts.
answer, antipathy, argument, ban, bashfulness, beef, bitch, blackball, blackballing, block, blockade, boggle, boggling, bottleneck, boycott, catch, challenge, combative reaction, complaint, compunction, cordon, counteraction, counterstatement, curtain, defense, defiance, demonstration, demur, demurral, demurrer, denial, determent, deterrent, difficulty, diffidence, dim view, disagreement, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, dislike, displeasure, dispute, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissent, dissentience, distaste, doubt, drawback, exception, exclusion, expostulation, falter, faltering, fractiousness, grievance, grievance committee, hang-up, hazard, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitation, hitch, howl, hurdle, indignation, indignation meeting, interference, joker, kick, low estimation, low opinion, march, modesty, negativism, noncooperation, nonviolent protest, obstacle, obstinacy, obstruction, obstructive, one small difficulty, opposition, opposure, ostracism, passive resistance, pause, picketing, plea, pleading, protest, protest demonstration, protestation, qualm, qualm of conscience, qualmishness, question, rally, reaction, rebuff, rebuttal, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, recoil, refractoriness, refusal, refutation, rejection, reluctance, remonstrance, remonstration, renitence, renitency, repellence, repellency, reply, repulse, repulsion, resistance, response, revolt, riposte, rub, scruple, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, shrinking, shyness, sit-in, snag, special demurrer, special pleading, squawk, stand, statement of defense, stickling, strike, stumbling block, stumbling stone, teach-in, thumbs-down, uncooperativeness, unhappiness, withstanding
Objection f. (plural Objections)
- objection (all meanings)