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əbˈstrʌk ʃə nɪstob·struc·tion·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarternoun

    someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take

Wiktionary

  1. obstructionistnoun

    someone who systematically obstructs the actions of others

  2. obstructionistnoun

    someone who attempts to impede the progress of legislation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstructionistnoun

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

  2. Obstructionistadjective

    of or pertaining to obstructionists

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstructionist in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstructionist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of obstructionist in a Sentence

  1. George Bachrach:

    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.

  2. Senator Warren:

    The people of Texas' 28th district are ready for systematic change and deserve a Democrat that will be on the side of working people ; not the side of big money and obstructionist Republicans.

  3. Nathan Brown:

    The result is likely to seem obstructionist and venal. It will be both, but that's the way it has been designed.

  4. Nathan Brown:

    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.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I also learned -- and this is very sad, because we have a country that we have to take care of -- the Democrats have been totally obstructionist. Chuck Schumer has turned out to be a bad leader. He's a bad leader for the country. And the Democrats are extremely obstructionist, all they do is obstruct. All they do is delay.

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