demurral

[ dih-mur-uhl ]
/ dɪˈmɜr əl /

noun

an act or instance of demurring; a demur.

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Origin of demurral

First recorded in 1800–10; demur + -al2
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Example sentences from the Web for demurral

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

    Bring It On, Michael Wolff!|Conrad Black|January 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • The same causes of demurral existed which prevented British troops from assisting in the expulsion of the French from Rome.