[ US /əbˈdʒɛkʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɒbd‍ʒˈɛkʃən/ ]
  1. the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
  2. (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
  3. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  4. the speech act of objecting
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How To Use objection In A Sentence

  • Apart from any other objection, a different classification would be reached if the characters were used in a different sequence.
  • Antifascist groups have had their objections rejected because they live outside the area. Times, Sunday Times
  • When the cupel shows signs of the presence of these metals in objectionable quantity, it is well to repeat the assay and scorify so as to remove them before cupellation. A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
  • What seemed an easy task becomes complicated by locals' objections and, ultimately, the landman's own crisis of conscience.
  • He had moral objections to killing animals for food.
  • Objectionable pictures have been deemed to contribute to a hostile environment.
  • You can have no objection to that.
  • Objectionable pictures have been deemed to contribute to a hostile environment.
  • Over the years, the giant retailer, in exercising its own brand of censorship, has forced recording artists to change lyrics, 'sanitize' album covers, removed certain 'objectionable' magazines from its racks, and generally cultivated its own corporate sense of what the public should or shouldn't see. Al Norman: Wal-Mart Picks Free Speech Fight with Union
  • An objection is not "outworn" until answered, and to speak of the demise of a generally accepted theory is hardly scientific. The Evolution of Man Scientifically Disproved In 50 Arguments
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