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Definition of Obstruction

Obstruction

  1. The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
  2. That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance.
  3. The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.

Obstruction Quotations

Shadow is the obstruction of light. Shadows appear to me to be of supreme importance in perspective, because, without them opaque and solid bodies will be ill defined; that which is contained within their outlines and their boundaries themselves will be ill-understood unless they are shown against a background of a different tone from themselves.
Leonardo da Vinci

Every day some new fact comes to light - some new obstacle which threatens the gravest obstruction. I suppose this is the reason which makes the game so well worth playing.
Robert Falcon Scott

Humanity has nearly suffocated the globe with carbon dioxide, yet nuclear power plants that produce no such emissions are so mired in objections and obstruction that, despite renewed interest on every continent, it is unlikely another will be built in the United States.
Michael Specter

The debts are unaffordable. If they won't cancel the debts I would suggest obstruction; you do it yourselves.
Jeffrey Sachs

I like anything that is like an obstruction, something that I have to act through is good.
Peter Sarsgaard
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Obstruction Translations

obstruction in German is Behinderung
obstruction in Italian is disturbo
obstruction in Spanish is perturbacion

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