Definition for OB-JEC'TION

OB-JEC'TION, n. [L. objectio.]

  1. The act of objecting.
  2. That which is presented in opposition; adverse reason or argument. The defendant urged several objections to the plaintif's claims. The plaintif has removed or overthrown those objections.
  3. That which may be offered in opposition; reason existing, though not offered, against a measure or an opinion. We often have objections in our minds which we never offer or present in opposition.
  4. Criminal charge; fault found.

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