Origin of objection
Examples from the Web for objection
“Objection,” said defense attorney Patrick Ostronic, wearing a look of disgust.
I had no objection to staying in it, by which I mean staying in it.
This year, objection has come from at least one prominent member of the American Mathematical Society, which hosts the conference.
Signatories of the most recent letter rose yesterday in objection, for now, at least, to new sanctions.
The objection to boycotting begins with its essentialist bigotry that attacks Israel as an entity rather than Israeli policy.
He thought that no objection had been offered of any force to prevent the commitment of the memorial.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Samson behaved as if this was a new light to him, but offered no objection to receive Herbert if the convent willed.
Sir, I feel no objection to the return of those deluded people.Patrick Henry|Moses Coit Tyler
Pelle had no objection to the cheap money; there were still plenty of difficulties to overcome.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
Nor can inconvenience to the community be alleged as an objection to such a regulation.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for objection
Word Origin and History for objection
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.)).
Idioms and Phrases with objection
see raise an objection.