Associations to the word «Objection»


OBJECTION, noun. The act of objecting.
OBJECTION, noun. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
OBJECTION, noun. (legal) 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.

Dictionary definition

OBJECTION, noun. The act of expressing earnest opposition or protest.
OBJECTION, noun. The speech act of objecting.
OBJECTION, noun. The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent.
OBJECTION, noun. (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.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope