Prohibitive is a synonym of obstructive.
As adjectives the difference between prohibitive and obstructive
is that prohibitive
is tending to prohibit, preclude, or disallow while obstructive
is causing obstructions.
As a noun prohibitive
is (linguistics) negative imperative.
Tending to prohibit, preclude, or disallow.
Costly to the extreme; beyond budget.
- Some countries are more prohibitive than others when it comes to hot topics like euthanasia and cloning.
- I'd like to visit Europe someday, but the cost is prohibitive right now.
(linguistics) negative imperative
* I wanted to see his report on me, but my manager was being obstructive .