Antonyms for obstruction
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uhb-struhk-shuhn|
|Phonetic Transcription : əbˈstrʌk ʃən|
Definition of obstructionOrigin :
- 1530s, from Latin obstructionem (nominative obstructio) "an obstruction, barrier, a building up," noun of action from past participle stem of obstruere "build up, block, block up, build against, stop, bar, hinder," from ob "against" (see ob-) + struere "to pile, build" (see structure (n.)).
- noun obstacle, impediment
- Could this be all the obstruction I was prepared to open a pass through?
- Extract from : « Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia » by Thomas Mitchell
- In the semi-obscurity, moreover, the obstruction of the ward seemed to have increased.
- Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
- But what could have been the reasons for this their obstruction of the natural flow of tradition?
- Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
- That means an upcurrent of air indicating an obstruction under us.
- Extract from : « Lords of the Stratosphere » by Arthur J. Burks
- He had crashed into an obstruction so transparent that he had not seen it.
- Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
- The Conservatives and obstruction, the Liberals and closure.
- Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
- You can't recover insurance if you're broke for obstruction.
- Extract from : « With The Night Mail » by Rudyard Kipling
- Springing from timber to timber, he at last reached the point of obstruction.
- Extract from : « Devil's Ford » by Bret Harte
- "Obstruction on the line in front, sir," he said, addressing nobody in particular.
- Extract from : « Mary Gray » by Katharine Tynan
- On the contrary, it has been a very potent cause of confusion and obstruction.
- Extract from : « The Necessity of Atheism » by Dr. D.M. Brooks
Synonyms for obstruction
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