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  Definition of hindrance
  1. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
  2. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  3. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
Similar Words: interference, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap

 

Hyponyms: frustration, thwarting, foiling, antagonism, obstruction, complication, deterrence, prevention, bar, clog, speed bump, albatross, millstone, bind, drag, obstacle, straitjacket

 

Derivational Morphology: interfere, impede, hinder, handicap, hamper, deter, discourage, obstruct, blockade, block, stymie, stymy, embarrass

 

Anagrams: Red China

 

 
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