Obstructiveness - definition of obstructiveness by The Free Dictionary
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ob·struct (əb-strŭkt′, ŏb-)
1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder: obstructed my progress.
See Synonyms at hinder1
To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen). See Synonyms at block
ob·struct′er, ob·struc′tor n.
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can result in warnings or action from an independent watchdog known as the Information Commissioner.
Experience taught them not to underestimate the obstructiveness
and capriciousness of governments or the malevolence of opponents.
Given the depths to which their personal relations sank and the obstructiveness
of the Treasury throughout his leadership, it makes you wonder how Blair managed to get anything done.
But I've also encountered incidents that point to a dark side of the Los Angeles Police Department, one of institutionalized obstructiveness
and a collective disdain for the public it serves.