HyperDic: obstructed

English > 1 sense of the word obstructed:
ADJECTIVEallobstructedshut off to passage or view or hindered from action
obstructed > pronunciation
Soundsahbstrah'ktihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > obstructed: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningShut off to passage or view or hindered from action.
Examples
  • "a partially obstructed passageway"
  • "an obstructed view"
  • "justice obstructed is not justice"
Narrowerbarricaded, barred, blockadedpreventing entry or exit or a course of action
blocked, pluggedCompletely obstructed or closed off
choked, cloggedstopped up
deadlocked, stalematedAt a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions
impededmade difficult or slow
occludedClosed off
stopped, stopped-up, stopped up(of a nose) blocked
stuffyaffected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction
thrombosedaffected with or obstructed by a clot of coagulated blood
See alsoclosednot open or affording passage or access
OppositeunobstructedFree from impediment / impediment or obstruction or hindrance
Spanishobstruido

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