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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstructionismnoun

    deliberate interference

Wiktionary

  1. obstructionismnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstructionismnoun

    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.

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  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

Examples of obstructionism in a Sentence

  1. Luis Miranda:

    We're going to continue to cast a spotlight on the Republican obstructionism on the Supreme Court and highlight how the issues before Supreme Court or potentially before Supreme Court have a major impact on the lives of the American people, too many issues at the heart of our democracy head before the court every year and deserve a full bench's consideration, so to extend the dysfunction that plagues congress to Supreme Court is unacceptable. The DNC said Thursday's call would center on voting rights, an issue that's also become a major topic for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the South Carolina primary Saturday. The leak Wednesday that White House vetters were probing the Republican governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, also seemed designed to signal that President Barack Obama was considering moderate nominees in President Barack Obama selection process. Aides say President Barack Obama has not yet formed a.

  2. 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.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

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

  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. Milorad Dodik:

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

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