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objection the act or an instance of objecting. [3 definitions]
objectionable arousing or resulting in objection, complaint, or disapproval.
objective a goal or purpose toward which one's efforts are directed; aim. [7 definitions]
objective complement in grammar, a word or word group used in the predicate of a sentence to modify the direct object, such as "a fool" in "I called her a fool".
objective correlative a literary description or a series of images that objectively depict a certain emotion and evoke that same emotion in the reader or viewer.
objectivism the idea that all reality exists outside the mind in the tangible world perceived by the senses. [2 definitions]
objectivity the quality of being unbiased or without prejudice. [3 definitions]
objectivize to objectify.
objectless having no object, goal, or purpose; aimless.
object lesson a concrete, practical demonstration or illustration of a moral precept or ethical principle.
objet d'art (French) an object, usu. small, that has artistic or decorative value; bibelot.
objurgate to criticize sharply; rebuke vehemently; berate.
oblanceolate having a broad and rounded top and a tapered base, as certain leaves. (Cf. lanceolate.)
oblast an administrative region of Russia, or of the former Soviet Union, or of some of its former republics.
oblate of a spheroid, being somewhat flattened at the poles. (Cf. prolate.)
oblation a religious or charitable offering. [2 definitions]
obligate to bind legally or morally; constrain. [3 definitions]
obligation the act of binding oneself legally or morally to do or to refrain from doing something; contract. [5 definitions]
obligatory binding in a moral or legal sense. [2 definitions]
oblige to cause to feel bound to do something or to act in a certain way. [4 definitions]
obliging ready to help or do favors for.