adjective see obstructionism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • obstructionistic — See obstructionism. * * * …   Universalium

  • obstructionistic — ob·struc·tion·is·tic …   English syllables

  • obstructionistic — adjective see obstructionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • obstructionism — noun Date: 1879 deliberate interference with the progress or business especially of a legislative body • obstructionist noun or adjective • obstructionistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obstructionist — obstructionism, n. obstructionistic, adj. /euhb struk sheuh nist/, n. 1. a person who deliberately delays or prevents progress. 2. a person who delays or obstructs the business before a legislative body by parliamentary contrivances or legalistic …   Universalium

  • reactionary — adj 1. ultraconservative, retrogressive, reversionary, conservative, regressive, unprogres sive, obstructionistic, backward. 2.(all of politics) extreme rightwing, Birchist, Birch ite, Bourbonian, Bourbonic. 3. rigid, unyielding, uncompromising,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • obstructionist — [əb struk′shənist] n. anyone who obstructs progress; esp., a member of a legislative group who hinders the passage of legislation by various technical maneuvers adj. of obstructionists or obstructionism: also obstructionistic obstructionism n …   English World dictionary

  • ob|struc|tion|is|tic — «uhb STRUHK shuh NIHS tihk», adjective. having to do with or characterized by obstructionism: »obstructionistic tactics …   Useful english dictionary

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