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objection

ob·jec·tion

objection

 
pronunciation:
b jek shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of objecting.
synonyms:
disapproval, opposition, protestation, remonstrance
similar words:
contradiction, demur, disagreement, disapprobation, dissension, exception, kick, reservation
definition 2: a comment or statement presented in opposition or disagreement.
synonyms:
counterargument, dissent, protest, rebuttal
similar words:
contradiction, defense, demur, demurrer, exception, kick, protestation, remonstrance
definition 3: a cause or reason for objecting.
synonyms:
criticism, exception, grievance
similar words:
beef, cavil, challenge, complaint, kick