What is another word for obstructed?

Pronunciation: [ɒbstɹˈʌktɪd] (IPA)

Obstructed is a term used to describe something that is blocked, hindered or impeded. It is a common word used to describe something that is creating an obstruction or obstacle in the way. There are a number of synonyms for the word "obstructed," including hindered, obstructive, impeded, stymied, barred, blocked, jammed, dammed, clogged, sealed, and plugged. All of these words convey a similar meaning, and are used to describe something that is preventing progress, movement or flow. Whether you use obstructed or one of its synonyms, the message remains clear: there is something that is preventing you from achieving your goal.

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What are the opposite words for obstructed?

Obstructed is a word used to describe something that is blocked, impeded, or hindered. Its antonyms, or words that mean the opposite, include "clear," "open," "unobstructed," "unblocked," "accessible," and "free." These words indicate that the path or space is free from obstacles or impediments and can be easily accessed or traversed. For example, an open road is unobstructed, allowing traffic to flow freely. A person with clear vision has an unobstructed view of their surroundings. By using antonyms for obstructed, we can describe situations, objects, or spaces in a way that highlights their accessibility or ease of use.

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Usage examples for Obstructed

Let it agitate for an underground railway, by all means; and if, as I gather, the underground railway scheme is obstructed by self-seeking vested interests, let it do its best to break down the obstruction.
"America To-day, Observations and Reflections"
William Archer
There came on a succession of six or seven years, which were wet; and the consequence was, that the usual passages for the waters below being obstructed, they flooded the low grounds, and ruined the planters.
"A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion"
William Dobein James
It was not that we had to pass-but that we must not be obstructed."
"Son of Power"
Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost

Famous quotes with Obstructed

  • Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship, if it did not destroy the structure, it obstructed its fair, comfortable progress in the path of life.
    William Banting
  • The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has, however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable the German economy to function as an economic unit.
    James F. Byrnes
  • I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
    J. Edgar Hoover
  • During this period, Japan's peaceful commercial relations were successively obstructed, primarily by the American rupture of commercial relations, and this was a grave threat to the survival of Japan.
    Hideki Tojo
  • I regret to say that we of the F.B.I. are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
    J. Edgar Hoover

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