Definition of obstructiveness in English:

obstructiveness

noun

See obstructive

  • ‘To contact the Metropolitan Police is a frustrating experience of long delays, indifference, obstructiveness and even downright hostility.’
  • ‘But the obstructiveness of Opposition parties is no reason to prevent the bill from being taken through its remaining stages.’
  • ‘The Senate also demonstrated its usual level of obstructiveness by blocking zero (sometimes also described as nought, nil or none) pieces of legislation.’
  • ‘To these worries must now be added something about which nobody can do very much: the long-term obstructiveness and internal instability of Saudi Arabia.’
  • ‘Experience taught them not to underestimate the obstructiveness and capriciousness of governments or the malevolence of opponents.’

Pronunciation

obstructiveness

/əbˈstrʌktɪvnəs/