Synonyms for roadblock

Synonyms for (noun) roadblock

Synonyms: roadblock, barricade

Definition: a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.

Similar words: barrier

Definition: a structure or object that impedes free movement

Synonyms: barrier, roadblock

Definition: any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective

Usage: intolerance is a barrier to understanding

Similar words: 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

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