[dih-mur-uh l]


an act or instance of demurring; a demur.

Origin of demurral

First recorded in 1800–10; demur + -al2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of demurral

  • As I hoped and expected, he could not do that and responded without a word of demurral or argument on the merits.

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    Bring It On, Michael Wolff!

    Conrad Black

    January 5, 2009

Historical Examples of demurral

  • The same causes of demurral existed which prevented British troops from assisting in the expulsion of the French from Rome.