Definitions for obstruction

Definitions for (noun) obstruction

Main entry: obstruction

Definition: getting in someone's way

Main entry: obstruction

Definition: the act of obstructing

Usage: obstruction of justice

Main entry: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta

Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult

Main entry: obstacle, obstruction

Definition: something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted

Usage: 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

Main entry: obstruction, blockage

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

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