SYNONYMS | WORD ORIGIN noun a reason or argument offered in disagreement, opposition, refusal, or disapproval. the act of objecting, opposing, or disputing: His ideas were open to serious objection. a ground or cause for objecting. a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement. Origin of objection 1350–1400; Middle English objeccioun
Late Latin objectiōn-
), equivalent to
-iōn- -ion Related forms non·ob·jec·tion, noun pre·ob·jec·tion, noun su·per·ob·jec·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non-objection noun an expression, statement, or feeling of opposition or dislike a cause for such an expression, statement, or feeling the act of objecting
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Word Origin and History for non-objection n.
late 14c., from Old French
objeccion "reply, retort" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin obiectionem (nominative obiectio), "a throwing or putting before," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin obicere "to oppose" (see object (n.)).
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