Etymology
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objection (n.)

late 14c., objeccioun, "argument against the validity of a proposition or line of reasoning," from Old French objeccion "reply, retort" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin obiectionem (nominative obiectio), "a throwing or putting before" (in Medieval Latin "an objection"), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin obicere "to oppose" (see object (n.)).

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Definitions of objection

objection (n.)
the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest;
objection (n.)
the speech act of objecting;
objection (n.)
the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent;
Synonyms: protest / dissent
objection (n.)
(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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