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Definition of 'obstruction'


  1. any structure that makes progress difficult
       Synonyms: obstructor obstructer impediment impedimenta
  2. the state or condition of being obstructed
       Synonyms: blockage
  3. something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan"
       Synonyms: obstacle
  4. the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"
  5. getting in someone's way

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