Synonyms for obstacle

Synonyms for (noun) obstacle

Synonyms: obstacle

Definition: an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)

Similar words: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta

Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent

Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress