Definitions For Obstacle


  • An obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
  • Something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
  • Something that makes it difficult to do something
  • An object that you have to go around or over : something that blocks your path

Is Obstacle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Obstacle is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Obstacle in a Sentence

  • He overcame the obstacles of poverty and neglect.
  • They must overcome a number of obstacles before the restaurant can be opened.
  • Lack of experience is a major obstacle for her opponent.

Synonyms for Obstacle

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