obstructionism

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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. They lock themselves together and chew each other's jaws for a while; then they roll and tumble on the ground till one loses a horn or a leg and has to haul off for repairs.
"And you, sir, have lived an unimaginative obstructionist and never can hope now to emerge from it."
"I am directing the MMDA and the LGUs of Metro Manila, as well as the LGUs of Metro Cebu and of all our regional centers, to ensure the free flow of traffic, and immediately clear our roads and thoroughfares of all unnecessary obstruction, including vehicles parked on the streets and barriers [applause] [not] sanctioned by the government, and penalize all traffic obstructionists regardless of stature," Duterte said in July 2017.
Trump also said that the issue of illegal immigration "is a problem that should have been solved years ago", accusing the Democrats of being "obstructionists".
"Hard to believe obstructionists may vote against Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State.
Most of this gridlock comes from the obstructionists in the Senate."
Terming Democrats as 'obstructionists', United States President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government to make sure his proposed border wall with Mexico is approved and funded by lawmakers.
Tory obstructionists including Eric Pickles, David Jones and a Brandon Lewis, now at Immigration, inflated the cost.
President Trump said Thursday the health care plan proposed by Republicans would undergo "a little negotiation" but assured that it's going to be "very good." He also said that Democrats who were opposing the bill were obstructionists. 
These are not obstructionists. These are educators who are eager, willing and enthusiastic about bringing tech to the teaching and learning process.
Lacson was apparently responding to Cayetano's reported statements that the new emerging majority in the Senate might eventually become obstructionists.
But it is often hard to equate the friendly and level-headed people you might meet at parents' evenings with the grim obstructionists that turn out for the Easter union conferences.