objection

Definitions:

  • None
  • The act of objecting.
  • The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
  • A statement presented in opposition.
  • A ground, reason, or cause for expressing opposition.
  • The act of objecting or throwing in the way; the act of resisting by words spoken or written, by or without stating adverse reasons or arguments, advancing criticisms, or suggesting difficulties, etc.
  • That which is interposed or presented in opposition; an adverse contention, whether by or without stating the opinion, reason, or argument on which it is founded: as, many <em>objections</em> to that course were urged; the <em>objections</em> of the defendant were overruled.
  • An adverse blow; an attack.
  • Trouble; care; cause of sorrow or anxiety.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> Exception, difficulty, doubt, scruple, cavil, demurrer.
  • The act of objecting.
  • That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment
  • Cause of trouble; sorrow.
  • The act of <xref>objecting</xref>.
  • A <xref>statement</xref> expressing <xref>opposition</xref>, or a <xref>reason</xref> or <xref>cause</xref> for expressing opposition (generally followed by the <xref>adposition</xref> to)
  • An official protest raised in a <xref>court of law</xref> during a legal trial over a violation of the rules of the court by the opposing party.
  • the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  • the speech act of objecting
  • the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
  • (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
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