Objection

Ob*jec"tion

(?), n. [L. objectio: cf. F. objection.] 1. The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection. Johnson.
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2. That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment; as, I have no objection to going; unreasonable objections. "Objections against every truth." Tyndale.
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3. Cause of trouble; sorrow. [Obs. or R.]
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He remembers the objection that lies in his bosom, and he sighs deeply.
Jer. Taylor.
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Syn. -- Exception; difficulty; doubt; scruple.
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