Search Result for "obstructed": 
Wordnet 3.0


1. shut off to passage or view or hindered from action;
- Example: "a partially obstructed passageway"
- Example: "an obstructed view"
- Example: "justice obstructed is not justice"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obstruct \Ob*struct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obstructed; p. pr. & vb. n. Obstructing.] [L. obstructus, p. p. of obstruere to build up before or against, to obstruct; ob (see Ob-) + struere to pile up. See Structure.] [1913 Webster] 1. To block up; to stop up or close, as a way or passage; to place an obstacle in, or fill with obstacles or impediments that prevent or hinder passing; as, to obstruct a street; to obstruct the channels of the body. [1913 Webster] 'T is the obstructed paths of sound shall clear. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To be, or come, in the way of; to hinder from passing; to stop; to impede; to retard; as, the bar in the harbor obstructs the passage of ships; clouds obstruct the light of the sun; unwise rules obstruct legislation. "Th' impatience of obstructed love." --Johnson. [1913 Webster] Syn: To bar; barricade; stop; arrest; check; interrupt; clog; choke; impede; retard; embarrass; oppose. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

obstructed adj 1: shut off to passage or view or hindered from action; "a partially obstructed passageway"; "an obstructed view"; "justice obstructed is not justice" [ant: unobstructed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "obstructed": arrested, back, backward, behindhand, belated, blocked, bound, choked, choked up, clogged, clogged up, congested, constipated, costive, delayed, delayed-action, detained, foul, fouled, full, held up, hung up, in a bind, in abeyance, infarcted, jammed, late, latish, moratory, never on time, obstipated, overdue, packed, plugged, plugged up, retarded, slow, stopped, stopped up, stuffed, stuffed up, tardy, unpunctual, unready, untimely