objection etymology

English word objection comes from Latin obicio, and later Latin obiectio (Objection, opposition. Reproach.)

Detailed word origin of objection

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
obicio Latin (lat) (figuratively) I bring upon, inspire, inflict, visit, produce, cause.. (figuratively) I throw out against someone, taunt, reproach or upbraid with.. I cast in the way, interpose; set against, oppose.. I hold out, offer, turn over, give over. I throw or put to, towards, in front of or before, present; expose.
obiectio Latin (lat) Objection, opposition. Reproach.
objeccion Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
objection Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
objection English (eng) (legal) An official protest raised in a court of law during a legal trial over a violation of the rules of the court by the opposing party.. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).. The act of objecting.

Words with the same origin as objection

Descendants of obicio
bob object objective