obstructionist


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ob·struc·tion·ist

 (əb-strŭk′shə-nĭst, ŏb-)
n.
One who systematically blocks or interrupts a process, especially one who attempts to impede passage of legislation by the use of delaying tactics, such as a filibuster.

ob·struc′tion·ism n.
ob·struc′tion·is′tic adj.

obstructionist

(əbˈstrʌkʃənɪst)
n
(Parliamentary Procedure)
a. a person who deliberately obstructs business, esp in a legislature
b. (as modifier): obstructionist tactics.
obˈstructionism n

ob•struc•tion•ist

(əbˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst)

n.
a person who deliberately delays or obstructs progress, esp. of business before a deliberative body.
[1840–50]
ob•struc′tion•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obstructionist - someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
controversialist, disputant, eristic - a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
naysayer - someone with an aggressively negative attitude
stonewaller - one who stonewalls or refuses to answer or cooperate; someone who delays by lengthy speeches etc.
Translations

obstructionist

[əbˈstrʌkʃənɪst]
A. ADJobstruccionista
B. Nobstruccionista mf

obstructionist

nObstruktionspolitiker(in) m(f)

obstructionist

[əbˈstrʌkʃənɪst]
1. adjostruzionistico/a
2. nostruzionista m/f
References in classic literature ?
Evidently each accuses the other of being an obstructionist.
And you, sir, have lived an unimaginative obstructionist and never can hope now to emerge from it.
It is imperative that the countries supporting that regime exert the necessary pressure to end this obstructionist strategy," Deputy Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexandre Giorgini said in a briefing.
This is the behavior of obstructionist losers, not legislators.
This is the behaviour of obstructionist losers, not legislators.
Now the obstructionist democrats would like us not to do it but believe me, if we have to close down our government, we're building that wall.
Now the obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it, but believe me we have to close down our government, we're building that wall," Trump said on Tuesday, during a rally in Phoenix.
I suspect that Westminster Tory political dogma is behind the shilly-shallying and obstructionist moves - they don't like the Welsh government aim of ending the wasteful franchise system and moving to something less complicated and more responsive to our needs.
It details common strategies for the deposition of an adverse witness, for obtaining complete information; encouraging deponents to provide the desired answer; responding to incomplete, evasive, or non-responsive answers; undermining harmful testimony; and responding to inconsistent or implausible statements; as well as how to respond to objections, instructions not to answer, and obstructionist behavior of opposing counsel.
WHEN IT COMES to tech initiatives, teachers are often portrayed as fearful at best, obstructionist at worst.
A Los Angeles Times editorial was blunt, suggesting "What's needed is an even higher sense of urgency, not obstructionist moves based on politics.
The drama surrounding parliament is a cruel reminder to the Bharatiya Janata Party of its own obstructionist tactics during the tenure of the United Progressive Alliance government.