Synonym of obstruction

Alternative for obstruction

Noun

A person or thing that obstructs
bar block obstacle hindrance barrier difficulty impediment stop handicap check deterrent snag blockage hitch restriction stoppage stumbling block catch drawback trammel balk baulk bottleneck chain clog congestion cramp crimp curb drag embarrassment encumbrance fetter hazard holdback hold-up hurdle inhibition interference let manacle occlusion restraint shackles barricade cumber blockade blocking checkmate circumvention gridlock hamper impedance jam lock mountain roadblock trouble wall booby trap monkey wrench fly in the ointment spanner in the works monkey wrench in the works limitation constraint problem complication delay holdup prevention disadvantage hiccup stricture interruption discouragement setback prohibition glitch burden brake determent inconvenience issue damper limit rein millstone snarl-up circumscription shackle condition deterrence defect facer pitfall arrest fence constriction thwarting catch-22 control halt snarl hampering disincentive preclusion preventive interdict fault flaw obviation albatross jam-up confinement embargo detriment safeguard road block tailback cordon binding blank wall traffic jam retardation avoidance forestalling ball and chain logjam traverse defence interception inhibitor defense ban sticking point rub forestallment uphill weakness bug snafu joker deterence closure discontinuance dissuasion protection hang-up fetters taboo impasse error choking checking clot tie-up disqualification queue exclusion railing bulwark suppression precaution cumbrance backup blow reversal liability bridle load nuisance veto preventative baggage stopping hedge immobilization airlock straitjacket downside mistake mishap headache whammy clogging proscription shortcoming hangup hardship boycott interdiction close cutoff shutdown leash minus injunction disbenefit hold slip narrowing immobilisation reverse security line predicament exception pressure obligation barring dilemma stockade rampart precautionary measure breakdown malfunction gremlin failure palisade retardment upset misfortune knock lapse encirclement rebuff remedy fortification hassle disappointment tie clampdown defeat virus blip showstopper weight curtailment pale reduction stone in one's path deficiency impairment dead weight captivity imperfection preventive measure protective measure moratorium bummer gotcha gimmick blunder restricted access bondage debit strike negative incommodity body blow lack failing disability knock-back millstone around your neck weak point weak spot pickle land mine piece of bad luck forbiddance disallowance don't one in the eye out of bounds negation bit of trouble reversal of fortune ruling out off limits wet blanket repudiation kick in the teeth refusal temperance no-no restraining order down layoff abeyance sit-down deduction walkout lockout downtime standstill air bubble elimination bond opposition bone of contention stuckness preemption intimidation deadweight anticipation averting precluding hobble yoke commitment bonds bump prophylaxis deadlock stumbling stone weary load bind injury buttress quandary stream traffic adversity downfall penalty bridling curbing repression saddle debt guilt cross duty psychological baggage break infarct embolus infarction mountain to climb disablement disorder defensive measures shackling fettering holding back frustration baulking cramping stifling smothering privation affliction tribulation millstone round someone's neck ditch boundary stopping up restrainer halting quashing foiling afterdeal con detention constrainment inefficacy deal-breaker pinch prob sabotage intervention gate rail fencing red tape stint miscalculation mischance bafflement tangle harness enclosure chill foot dragging excess baggage balking sublimation moderation sentry post can of worms disputed point moat trench stroke of bad luck bitter pill monkey on one's back thorn in one's side depressant cloud fix tight spot puzzler spot the rub cropper knot crunch unseen problem scrape inadequacy reservation circumspection modification definition qualification retardant point at issue responsibility line of defense putting an end to putting an stop to nipping in the bud gloom pall evil ill rope order instruction deprivation pinions decrease string manacles chains abridgment abridgement ceiling command imposition worry stress strain tax beleaguerment depression compression squeezing rahui palladium fail-safe protective shield caution jump stretch investment cold water ring neutralizer prophylactic overcrowding crowding contraction stenosis tightness besiegement leaguer blocking object cross to bear rank column file row mass squeeze telescoping contracting compacting condensing constricting tightening condensation compaction shrinking arrestment finish discontinuation expiration end surcease closedown stay cessation termination shutoff conclusion cease offset ending siege circle crocodile picket line forbidding anticipatory measure banning straitening strangulation regression flip-flop unfortunate development slowdown backset comedown regress bath about-face foil bottom prohibiting plugging stuffing outlawing reverse of fortune double whammy howler omission slipup typo solecism breach staying restraining suspension stalling interdicting drawing board disallowing proscribing enjoining vetoing embargoing whole new ballgame overdevelopment profusion jamming cramming surfeit crowdedness press mobbing excess surplus overpopulation rubber-necking tabooing making illegal

Noun

Obstruction

Noun

A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply

Noun

Obstruction

Noun

An act, utterance, or period that interrupts someone or something
interruption hiatus interlude interval break gap pause cessation discontinuity disruption disturbance halt hiccough hiccup hitch interim intermission interregnum interstice obstacle parenthesis stop stoppage suspension disconnection discontinuance hindrance impediment intrusion recess severance abeyance abeyancy arrest blackout breach break-off check cutoff delay dissolution disuniting division doldrums dormancy lacuna latency layoff letup quiescence rift rupture separation split respite lull downtime rest breather wait stay discontinuation breathing space time out moratorium let-up adjournment entr'acte postponement lapse hold-up holdup deferral time-out deferment caesura remission spell shelving rescheduling surcease standstill tabling breathing spell coffee break breath relaxation hold pausation time prorogation continuation put-off putting off cut-off period relief lag stopping gridlock comma meanwhile meantime intermezzo freeze tie-up retardation holdback closure jam blockage ten time lag holding pattern breaking off suspense putting back reprieve interference lessening diversion grace holiday vacation lapse of time leave term deadlock quiescency smoko slackening stall recreation span repose detention happy hour retardment ado five time off release intervening time time wasted pause in the action period of waiting occlusion snafu walkout close lockout down immobilization sit-down deduction shutdown withdrawal cutting off breakdown pausing interspace fix vacay episode tranquillity tranquility blow between-time termination disbandment pigeonholing dissolving halting season idyll immobilisation mothballing intervening period stretch space half-time hesitation passage take ten course embargo playtime while hols passing rain check stopover let up temporary cessation schoolie jollification entertainment lightening brightening amusement jollity restriction disconnectedness disjointedness temporary closure knocking off suspension of proceedings taking five beat incoherence hush silence stillness stand refreshment disunion temporary cessation of business day off cessation of business forgiveness deliverance discharge truce exculpation immunity leisure pardon ease acquittal protraction reduction break off rest period awkward moment cutout conclusion ending decrease abatement easing time away breathing room moderation diminution distraction dwindling waning armistice lack of coherence lack of unity setback escapism ebb ebbing detainment hangup deep freeze alleviation amelioration curb encumbrance inhibition cold storage pastime retard block fetter snag suspended animation dying down cutback trammel bind logjam problem filibuster holding showstopper lost time idle time escape waiting period cooling-off period leisure activity

Noun

Equipment for an activity or expedition, especially when considered as bulky or an encumbrance
impedimenta equipment baggage effects things trappings gear junk paraphernalia stuff traps accouterments accoutrements belongings luggage possessions accessories appurtenances movables tackle goods clobber equipage gubbins rubbish bits and bobs bits and pieces encumbrances odds and ends odds and sods kit rig apparatus personal effects chattels materials tools implements property material outfit holdings regalia hardware utensils personal property plunder duds personalty furnishings dunnage possession instruments appliances goods and chattels materiel fixtures moveables supplies fittings gadgets accompaniments articles accouterment provisions worldly goods gadgetry resources appointments stock necessary setup furniture valuables miscellaneous articles contrivances machinery habiliments kit and kaboodle box of tricks personal possessions amenities assets items rigging devices contraptions attachments store facilities trek armamentarium collection bags and baggage personal belongings bag and baggage plenishings objects impediments trimmings armory ornamentation adornments array accoutrement furnishing armoury appendages estate miscellaneous shebang provisioning hook personal items appliance line personal estate wealth packages mess bags garments togs garms clothes incidentals extras additions adjuncts conveniences province settlement tangibles tricks set aids bells and whistles real estate container bag pack satchel selection assortment suitcase necessaries set of tools tools of the trade oddity curiosity objet rarity curio exotic instrument contraption oddment objet d'art accessory means harness supply habiliment device implement machine gadget tool gizmo utensil mechanism contrivance gimmick plant system widget fixture doohickey machines fitting structure aid engine doodad stores agent whatchamacallit convenience appurtenance trapping piece of equipment turnout cabinetwork thingamajig appointment chattel beds chairs tables cabinets fitments feature décor jigger units invention decor household goods gimcrack whatsis labour-saving device components mechanics black box gears medium thingamabob motor whatsit construction mod con moving parts waldo fixed object wares munitions provision arms fitment matériel enginery technology trimming doodads facility works appendage component attachment cogs staple unit ironmongery clubber entities wherewithal vehicle installation plumbing kitchenware ironware metalware housewares fasteners agency dingus doobry gismo doodah silverware ware knife tableware fork bits spoon weapon thingo bitzer doojigger tool of the trade household furnishings dingbat amenity resort piece of apparatus creation Rube Goldberg invention piece of hardware article whatnot arrangement resource makeshift house fittings stool commode couch sideboard bookcase sofa davenport hutch highboy cabinet thing bed wardrobe chest desk counter dresser table chair cupboard buffet bureau effect movable property generator transformer piston cylinder turbine power train petrol engine diesel engine gasoline engine electric motor internal combustion engine what's under the hood

Antonym of obstruction

obstruction Idiom, Proverb

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