Antonyms for obstructed

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uhb-struhkt
Phonetic Transcription : əbˈstrʌkt

Definition of obstructed

Origin :
  • 1610s, a back-formation from obstruction or else from Latin obstructus, past participle of obstruere "to block, to stop up" (see obstruction). Related: Obstructed; obstructing.
  • verb prevent, restrict
Example sentences :
  • After a time it was obstructed by the top of a fallen basswood.
  • Extract from : « Blazed Trail Stories » by Stewart Edward White
  • There was a collision, the track was obstructed, and only the 7th and 8th Georgia got through.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston
  • The window opened to the east, and the view was obstructed only by the boughs of the tree.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston
  • The position was entrenched, and the approaches were obstructed by felled timber.
  • Extract from : « From Fort Henry to Corinth » by Manning Ferguson Force
  • It is hard to discover why either play should have been obstructed.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes » by Samuel Johnson
  • The others could not follow, because of Big Waller and the artist, who obstructed the path.
  • Extract from : « The Wild Man of the West » by R.M. Ballantyne
  • At full gallop the force started for the entrance, now not obstructed.
  • Extract from : « A Lieutenant at Eighteen » by Oliver Optic
  • He obstructed the draft as adroitly as he could, claiming inequities.
  • Extract from : « Between the Lines » by Henry Bascom Smith
  • If your obstructed mind could but comprehend your father's thoughts!
  • Extract from : « Foma Gordyeff » by Maxim Gorky
  • The chimney may be obstructed by soot or some foreign material.
  • Extract from : « The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI) » by Various

Synonyms for obstructed

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