Definition of obstructionism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

obstructionism

 noun
noun
NAmE//əbˈstrʌkʃəˌnɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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the practice of trying to prevent a political group or a committee from making progress, passing laws, etc.
obstructionist
 
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NAmE//əbˈstrʌkʃənɪst//
 
noun, adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: obstructionism