"objection" in the noun sense
1. expostulation, remonstrance, remonstration, objection
the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
the speech act of objecting
3. protest, objection, dissent
the act of protesting a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
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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