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Adjective: obstructed  ub'strúk-tid
  1. Shut off to passage, view or hindered from action
    "a partially obstructed passageway"; "an obstructed view"; "justice obstructed is not justice"
Verb: obstruct  ub'strúkt
  1. Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    "His brother obstructed him at every turn";
    - blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy [rare], embarrass
  2. Block passage through
    "obstruct the path";
    - obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
  3. Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
    "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains";
    - block

See also: barred, barricaded, blockaded, blocked, choked, clogged, closed, deadlocked, impeded, occluded, plugged, stalemated, stopped, stopped up, stopped-up, stuffy, thrombosed

Type of: conceal, entrammel [literary], fetter [literary], forbid, foreclose, forestall, hide, hinder, impede, preclude, prevent, trammel [literary]

Antonym: free, unobstructed

Encyclopedia: Obstructed