Synonyms of obstruction in English:



  • the issue was the major obstruction to progress on the peace process
    obstacle, barrier, stumbling block, hurdle, bar, block, impediment, hindrance, snag, difficulty, catch, drawback, hitch, handicap, deterrent, curb, check, stop, baulk, restriction; blockage, stoppage, congestion, bottleneck, hold-up; Medicineocclusion
    British informal spanner in the works
    North American informal monkey wrench in the works
    dated cumber
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