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Definition of Objection


  1. The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection.
  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.
  3. Cause of trouble; sorrow.

Objection Quotations

Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway.
Stephen Hawking

Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
Milton Friedman

My objection to the death penalty is based on the idea that this is a democracy, and in a democracy the government is me, and if the government kills somebody then I'm killing somebody.
Steve Earle

An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information.
Bo Bennett

I have no objection to a man being a man, however masculine that may be.
Agnes Smedley
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Objection Translations

objection in German is Einwand, Beanstandung
objection in Italian is eccezione
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