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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.

obstructionism

deliberate interference with the progress of an argument. — obstructionist, n.obstructionistic, adj.
See also: Argumentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obstructionism - deliberate interference
resistance - group action in opposition to those in power
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obstructionism

[əbˈstrʌkʃənɪzəm] Nobstruccionismo m

obstructionism

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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 mentioned that the religious authority in Najaf has called, through Friday prayer yesterday, to face corruption and the corruptors, asking the prime minister Haider al-Abadi to take firm reform measures without hesitation, calling him to disclose the obstructionists of the path of reform, ".
Perhaps destined now to go down in history as the "Green Pope," Francis' encyclical won't silence the climate skeptics and obstructionists.
05(Saba)- The UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee, created under 2140 resolution, has discussed with its Panel of Experts possibility of imposing sanctions targeting the political transition obstructionists in Yemen.
Their goals are underachieved, on the one hand, and yet when the Worcester Historical Museum wanted to replace its entry doors as a simple maintenance issue, these organizations got way over-involved, became obstructionists, rude at that, and delayed the museum for a year.
The obstructionists in the March 8 camp might say they're engaged in hard-knuckles bargaining to protect their interests, but they have only shown themselves to be anxious about protecting a debilitating status quo in the executive branch.
Over time however, we have lost our way time and again because we have been confronted with a deliberate policy by obstructionists seeking to prolong the debate over energy independence for the specific purpose of preventing a national consensus on energy policy.
Hugging the north bank of the Tyne and served by city roads, Walker is well away from the congested major routes that obsess the Highways Agency's obstructionists.
I wish these obstructionists would realize extraordinary times require extraordinary measures.
The most outspoken of these obstructionists has been Angelides, who took a hard left turn politically when Gray Davis faced recall.
As with any visionary proposal, my suggestion will run into the usual obstructionists and roadblocks," Urstadt said, "but in view of the success of Batter Park City they are surmountable.