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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who systematically blocks some change that others want to invoke.

Usage examples (36)
  • The politics that The Repubs created only to be obstructionist is very troubling
  • It was usually coupled with "obstructionist" - amid demands that any of George W. Bush's proposals deserved "an up-or-down vote."
  • Now, they're described as obstructionist and accused to blocking everything the Obama administration wants to do.
  • She wouldn’t participate in obstructionist filibusters, but she could join the opposition for dumb-ideas pushbacks. for more
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