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Hindrance

Hin´drance
n.1.The act of hindering, or the state of being hindered.
2.That which hinders; an impediment.
Something between a hindrance and a help.
- Wordsworth.
Noun1.hindrance - something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
2.hindrance - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
3.hindrance - the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
Synonyms: interference
afterthought, arrest, arrestation, barrier, bind, block, blockage, bureaucratic delay, check, clog, constraint, control, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, cumbrance, curb, curtailment, deceleration, delayage, delayed reaction, detention, deterrent, double take, dragging, drawback, encumbrance, halt, hang-up, hitch, holdup, impedance, impediment, inhibition, injunction, interdict, interim, jam, lag, lagging, legal restraint, limitation, logjam, monopoly, moratorium, paperasserie, pause, prevention, prohibition, protection, protectionism, protective tariff, rationing, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, rein, reprieve, respite, restraint, restraint of trade, retardance, retardation, retrenchment, self-control, slow-up, slowdown, slowing down, slowness, snag, stay, stay of execution, stop, stoppage, suspension, tariff wall, thought control, tie-up, time lag, wait
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