Usage examples for obstructionism:
- Not even by the members of those professions, generally regarded as the strongholds of obstructionism and prejudice, has a more short- sighted opposition often been made to the attempts of woman to enter new fields of labour, than have again and again been made by male hand- workers, whether as isolated individuals or in their corporate capacity as trade unions. - "Woman and Labour", Olive Schreiner.
- On several occasions since 1871 the Reichstag has been dissolved with the sheer intent of putting an end to its obstructionism. - "The Governments of Europe", Frederic Austin Ogg.
- Between the two groups there arose seemingly irreconcilable differences of method, the Liberals being unable to approve the obstructionism and other violent means employed by their allies. - "The Governments of Europe", Frederic Austin Ogg.