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do-nothingism

[ doo-nuhth-ing-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈduˌnʌθ ɪŋˌɪz əm /
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noun
the policy or practice of opposing a specific measure or change simply by refusing to consider or act on proposals; deliberate obstructionism.
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Origin of do-nothingism

First recorded in 1830–40; do-nothing + -ism
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