Synonyms of obstruction


1. obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta, structure, construction

usage: any structure that makes progress difficult

2. obstruction, blockage, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction

3. obstacle, obstruction, hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap

usage: something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan"

4. obstruction, hindrance, hinderance, interference

usage: the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"

5. obstruction, maneuver, manoeuvre, play

usage: getting in someone's way

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Definition and meaning of obstruction (Dictionary)