Definition of obstant in US English:

obstant

adjective

Scottish
rare
  • Opposing, resisting, adverse.

Origin

Late 15th century. From classical Latin obstant-, obstāns, present participle of obstāre to stand in the way of, obstruct, resist, withstand from ob- + stāre to stand; compare -ant.

Pronunciation

obstant

/ˈɒbst(ə)nt/