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  • adj. Causing obstructions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to obstruct; presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment.
  • n. An obstructive person or thing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving or intended to obstruct, hinder, delay, or annoy: as, obstructive parliamentary proceedings.
  • Given to obstructing or impeding: as, an obstructive official.
  • n. One who or that which obstructs.
  • n. One who factiously seeks to obstruct, hinder, or delay the transaction of business, especially legislative business.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. preventing movement


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