What does obstructive mean?

Definitions for obstructive

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clogging, hindering, impeding, obstructive(adj)

    preventing movement

    "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"


  1. obstructive(Adjective)

    Causing obstructions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstructive(adj)

    tending to obstruct; presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment

  2. Obstructive(noun)

    an obstructive person or thing

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. obstrictif.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstructive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obstructive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Neeru Chadha:

    The trial has not commenced due to an obstructive course of action by India, italy is now trying to shift the blame onto India.

  2. Guyanese President David Granger:

    Venezuela, therefore, must desist from hindering our economic development in an obtrusive and obstructive manner that is tantamount to interference in our internal affairs.

  3. Ferran Barbe:

    There are lots of studies focused on CPAP effects and less evidence with MAD, however, in clinical practice MAD also works. The take-home is that we have two good treatments for obstructive sleep apnea.

  4. Malcolm Kohler:

    Most doctors still consider CPAP as first-line treatment for patients with obstructive sleep apnea, if a patient can not really use CPAP adequately e.g. only two to three hours per night, but does fine with a MAD which he can tolerate for seven hours a night, then he should be treated with a MAD.

  5. Karin Johnson:

    Typical post-stroke workup involves testing for many risk factors including carotid atherosclerosis, atrial fibrillation, hypercoagulable states, hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes among others, obstructive sleep apnea not only worsens all of these conditions but even with adjusting for other causes doubles the risk of stroke.

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