What does obstructionism mean?

Definitions for obstructionism

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obstructionism.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstructionism(noun)

    deliberate interference

Wiktionary

  1. obstructionism(Noun)

    A deliberate policy of obstructing something, especially a political process or body.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstructionism(noun)

    the act or the policy of obstructing progress

Freebase

  1. Obstructionism

    Obstructionism is the practice of deliberately delaying or preventing a process or change, especially in politics.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstructionism in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstructionism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Milorad Dodik:

    ...There is no time for delay, for prevarication or for obstructionism from any quarter.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    We have been dealing in the last seven years with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against President Obama.

  3. Spiro Agnew:

    Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order.

  4. Eric Swalwell:

    I don't expect they will (declassify) because I think this is just more obstruction, if he has evidence that she committed a crime, he actually can show us what his evidence is. Right now he has a credibility problem because he's been proved wrong a lot. ... This seems nothing more than buying time and obstructionism.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    We have been dealing, in the last seven years, with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against President Obama, literally -- literally it turns out on the day that Obama was inaugurated, Republicans came together and said 'What are we going to do?' And what they concluded is we're going to obstruct, obstruct, obstruct, make it as difficult as he could to do anything.

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