Definitions for obstructionistəbˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word obstructionist
obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter(noun)
someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
someone who systematically obstructs the actions of others
someone who attempts to impede the progress of legislation
one who hinders progress; one who obstructs business, as in a legislative body
of or pertaining to obstructionists
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The result is likely to seem obstructionist and venal. It will be both, but that's the way it has been designed.
They have filed 26 lawsuits, they have lost 26 lawsuits. These have really been obstructionist lawsuits by people that don’t want their views impeded on Nantucket Sound, opposite of what the wealthy folks on Cape Cod think, this will actually attract tourists.
It will be difficult to cobble together a majority. The regime is likely to find it a nuisance. Individual deputies will have an incentive to make a lot of noise or to secure benefits for those who elected them, the result is likely to seem obstructionist and venal. It will be both, but that's the way it has been designed.
Images & Illustrations of obstructionist
Translations for obstructionist
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for obstructionist »
Find a translation for the obstructionist definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these obstructionist definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"obstructionist." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 13 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/obstructionist>.