objection


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objection

 [ob-jek´shun]
opposition, or a reason for opposition.
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I admit," said he -- when I mentioned to him this objection -- "I admit the truth of your critic's facts, but I deny his conclusions.
I wish I could say that his answer to the second (or moral) objection was equally clear and cogent.
Your uncle was wrong to state his objections so roundly and inconsiderately as he did.
These are the points of view from which we should consider and answer the objections raised by the critics.
A woman bent on her marriage is a woman who can meet the objections of the whole world, single-handed, and refute them all.
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.
In the end, the good man was satisfied that his nephew, far from having any objections to Sophia, had that esteem for her, which in sober and virtuous minds is the sure foundation of friendship and love.
My heart was beating so fast, and there was such a singing in my ears, that I could scarcely stammer I had no objection.
As to those who are banished, or infamous, there may be the same objections made and the same answer given.
My objection is this; though I think very well of Mrs.
I understood that there were some very strong objections against the lady.
Langeron's objections were valid but it was obvious that their chief aim was to show General Weyrother- who had read his dispositions with as much self-confidence as if he were addressing school children- that he had to do, not with fools, but with men who could teach him something in military matters.