Obstructionism



[uh b-struhk-shuh-nist] /əbˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst/

noun
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 maneuvers.
/əbˈstrʌkʃənɪst/
noun
1.

n.

1879, from obstruction + -ism.
n.

1846, from obstruction + -ist.

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