objection


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the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

(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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I couldn't say I had methodistical objections -- I've nothing methodistical about me.
My heart was beating so fast, and there was such a singing in my ears, that I could scarcely stammer I had no objection.
This objection will be fully examined in its proper place, and it will be shown that the only natural precaution which could have been taken on this subject has been taken; and a much better one than is to be found in any constitution that has been heretofore framed in America, most of which contain no guard at all on this subject.
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.
These are the points of view from which we should consider and answer the objections raised by the critics.
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.
As to those who are banished, or infamous, there may be the same objections made and the same answer given.
To put the matter quite fairly, they have other objections to him:-- he is masterful and rather unsociable, and he is concerned with trade, which has complaints of its own that I know nothing about.
To the traders who came and objected most strenuously of all, he said: "Your objections are valueless.
Rolland, I have no objection to be your reference, under the circumstances.
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.
He had another objection ready as the words passed her lips.
In short, sir, I suspect, that your dislike of public praise is your true objection to granting my request.
I am not a little pleased that this work of mine can possibly meet with no censurers: for what objections can be made against a writer, who relates only plain facts, that happened in such distant countries, where we have not the least interest, with respect either to trade or negotiations?