1. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
hindrance, ↑deterrent, ↑impediment, ↑balk, ↑baulk, ↑check, ↑handicap
Derivationally related forms: ↑handicap (for: ↑handicap), ↑impede (for: ↑impediment), ↑deterrent (for: ↑deterrent), ↑deter (for: ↑deterrent), ↑hinder (for: ↑hindrance)
Hypernyms: ↑difficulty
2. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
Derivationally related forms: ↑preventive (for: ↑preventive), ↑hinder (for: ↑hindrance)
Hypernyms: ↑obstruction, ↑obstructor, ↑obstructer, ↑impediment, ↑impedimenta
Hyponyms: ↑clog, ↑speed bump
3. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
Syn: ↑hindrance, ↑interference
Derivationally related forms: ↑interfere (for: ↑interference)
Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑deed, ↑human action, ↑human activity

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hinˈdrance or hinˈderance noun
1. Act of hindering
2. That which hinders
3. Prevention
4. An obstacle
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Main Entry:hinder

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