Synonyms for obstruction

Synonyms for (noun) obstruction

Synonyms: obstruction

Definition: getting in someone's way

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, play

Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill

Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop


Synonyms: obstruction

Definition: the act of obstructing

Usage: obstruction of justice

Similar words: interference, hinderance, hindrance

Definition: the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding


Synonyms: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta

Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons


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


Synonyms: obstruction, blockage

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

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions