Synonyms of obstruction in English:


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1‘the issue was the major obstruction to progress on the peace process’

obstacle, barrier, stumbling block, hurdle, bar, block, impediment, hindrance, snag, difficulty, catch, drawback, hitch, handicap, deterrent, curb, check, stop, balk, restriction
blockage, stoppage, congestion, bottleneck, hold-up
informal fly in the ointment
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works
dated cumber