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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clogging, hindering, impeding, obstructiveadjective

    preventing movement

    "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"


  1. obstructiveadjective

    Causing obstructions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obstructiveadjective

    tending to obstruct; presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment

    Etymology: [Cf. F. obstrictif.]

  2. Obstructivenoun

    an obstructive person or thing

    Etymology: [Cf. F. obstrictif.]

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  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

Examples of obstructive in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Apart from whether the acts were obstructive, this evidence of non-corrupt motives weights heavily against any allegation that the president had a corrupt intent to obstruct the investigation.

  3. 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.

  4. Julien Claude-Penegry:

    The naturists' way of life of is to be naked. Culture is part of our daily life, and this is a special opportunity, today, the mentality is changing. Naturists ... are pushing past barriers, taboos or mentalities that were obstructive.

  5. Norbert Walter-Borjans:

    If the coalition partner then takes an obstructive approach for these new tasks then you have to make a decision that it cannot continue.

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    • B. inexpiable
    • C. irascible
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