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objection

 [ob-jek´shun]
opposition, or a reason for opposition.
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I wish I could say that his answer to the second (or moral) objection was equally clear and cogent.
Weyrother again gave that smile which seemed to say that to him it was strange and ridiculous to meet objections from Russian generals and to have to prove to them what he had not merely convinced himself of, but had also convinced the sovereign Emperors of.
He had another objection ready as the words passed her lips.
We meet with no such evidence, and this is the most obvious and forcible of the many objections which may be urged against my theory.
I can answer these questions and grave objections only on the supposition that the geological record is far more imperfect than most geologists believe.
Such is the sum of the several chief objections and difficulties which may justly be urged against my theory; and I have now briefly recapitulated the answers and explanations which can be given to them.
In short, sir, I suspect, that your dislike of public praise is your true objection to granting my request.
When your choice is fixed so that no objection can be made to it, then I can promise you a ready and cheerful consent; but it is my duty to oppose a match which deep art only could render possible, and must in the end make wretched.
Her niece, Miss Haldane, will call and make the inquiries, if your ladyship has no objection.
I would have no objection," said the Wolf, "if I could only get a place.
Madam," said the Superb High Chairman, "we have no objection to visitors if they will pledge themselves not to publish anything they hear.
As many as eight objections are expected against Cyprus' application to register halloumi/hellim (Turkish name) as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Agriculture minister Nicos Kouyialis said on Friday.