Adjective "Demurred" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Demurred


    Definition:

    1. to make objection, especially on the grounds of scruples; take exception; object: They wanted to make him the treasurer, but he demurred.

    2. Law. to interpose a demurrer.

    3. Archaic. to linger; hesitate. noun

    4. the act of making objection.

    5. an objection raised.

    6. hesitation.

    7. Law. Obsolete. a demurrer.

    Origin:
    demur

    Examples:

    "backs can be demurred."