Obstructive vs Obstruct - What's the difference?

obstructive | obstruct |


As an adjective obstructive

is causing obstructions.

As a verb obstruct is

to block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle see synonyms at block.

obstructive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Causing obstructions.
  • * I wanted to see his report on me, but my manager was being obstructive .
  • Derived terms

    * obstructively * obstructiveness

    obstruct

    English

    Verb

  • To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle. See Synonyms at block.
  • To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder: obstructed my progress.
  • To get in the way of so as to hide from sight.
  • Synonyms

    * See also