Obstruction vs Constriction - What's the difference?

obstruction | constriction |


As nouns the difference between obstruction and constriction

is that obstruction is the act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed while constriction is the act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts.

obstruction

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
  • That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance.
  • The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.
  • Synonyms

    * * hindrance * impedance * roadblock * * See also

    constriction

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
  • A narrow part of something; a stricture
  • A compression