Variant of demur
- to hesitate because of one's doubts or objections; have scruples; object
- Law to enter a demurrer
Origin: Middle English demuren ; from Old French demorer ; from Classical Latin demorari, to delay ; from de-, from plush morari, to delay ; from mora, a delay ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)mer-, to remember from source memory
- an act or instance of demurring
- an objection raised or exception taken
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