Definitions for obstructionistəbˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•struc•tion•istəbˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst(n.)

  1. a person who deliberately delays or obstructs progress, esp. of business before a deliberative body.

    Category: Government

Origin of obstructionist:

1840–50

ob•struc′tion•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter(noun)

    someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take

Wiktionary

  1. obstructionist(Noun)

    someone who systematically obstructs the actions of others

  2. obstructionist(Noun)

    someone who attempts to impede the progress of legislation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstructionist(noun)

    one who hinders progress; one who obstructs business, as in a legislative body

  2. Obstructionist(adj)

    of or pertaining to obstructionists

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