Definition of Obstructionist

1. Noun. Someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take.

Exact synonyms: Obstructer, Obstructor, Resister, Thwarter
Generic synonyms: Controversialist, Disputant, Eristic
Specialized synonyms: Naysayer, Stonewaller
Derivative terms: Obstruct, Obstructionism, Obstruct, Resist, Thwart



Definition of Obstructionist

1. n. One who hinders progress; one who obstructs business, as in a legislative body.

Definition of Obstructionist

1. Noun. someone who systematically obstructs the actions of others ¹

2. Noun. someone who attempts to impede the progress of legislation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obstructionist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obstructionist

obstreperously
obstreperousness
obstriction
obstrictions
obstropulous
obstruct
obstructed
obstructer
obstructers
obstructing
obstructing the field
obstruction
obstruction of justice
obstructionism
obstructionisms
obstructionist (current term)
obstructionists
obstructions
obstructive
obstructive apnea
obstructive appendicitis
obstructive dysmenorrhoea
obstructive hydrocephalus
obstructive jaundice
obstructive lung disease
obstructive murmur
obstructive pneumonia
obstructive pulmonary overinflation
obstructive shock
obstructive sleep apnoea

Literary usage of Obstructionist

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1. The Friendly Disputants: Or Future Punishment Reconsidered by Mary Catharine Irvine (1859)
"FREDERIC A obstructionist—WORM AND FIRE—FIGMENT OF INHERENT INDESTRUCTIBILITY CONSIDERED —SCRIPTURE TESTIMONY IN FAVOUR OF DESTRUCTION. ..."

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