Antonyms for obstructiveness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uhb-struhkt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əbˈstrʌkt|
Definition of obstructivenessOrigin :
- 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.
- As in opposition : noun obstruction, antagonism
- As in polarity : noun opposition
- Two valuable days, however, had been lost by their obstructiveness.
- Extract from : « By Canoe and Dog-Train » by Egerton Ryerson Young
- Several critics of democracy have accused it not only of rash iconoclasm, but of obstinate conservatism and obstructiveness.
- Extract from : « Outspoken Essays » by William Ralph Inge
- Sechele, Sekomi, and Lechulatebe owed their lives to his clemency; and the latter might have paid dearly for his obstructiveness.
- Extract from : « Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa » by David Livingstone
Synonyms for obstructiveness
- civil disobedience
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