Synonyms of demur in English:

demur


See definition of demur

verb

1‘Mr Steed demurred when the suggestion was put to him’

SYNONYMS

raise objections, object, take exception, take issue, protest, lodge a protest, cavil, dissent

raise doubts, express doubt, express reluctance, express reservations, express misgivings, be unwilling, be reluctant, baulk, hesitate, think twice, hang back, drag one's heels, refuse

informal be cagey, boggle, kick up a fuss, kick up a stink


noun

1‘they accepted the ruling without demur’

SYNONYMS

objection, protest, protestation, complaint, dispute, dissent, carping, cavilling, recalcitrance, opposition, resistance

reservation, hesitation, reluctance, unwillingness, disinclination, lack of enthusiasm

doubts, qualms, misgivings, second thoughts

a murmur, a peep, a word, a sound

informal niggling, griping, grousing, boggling

demurrers

rare demurral