Synonyms of 'hindrance'
an obstruction or snagHigher rates have been a hindrance to economic recovery.
Overcrowding remains a large obstacle to improving conditions.
There is a check on the number of people allowed in the venue.
one of the fundamental bars to communication
a block to peace
The main difficulty has been getting enough students to try out the scheme.
Duties and taxes are the most obvious barriers to free trade.
Being a foreigner was not a handicap.
There is to be no limitation on the number of opposition parties.
A Bill of Rights would act as a restraint on judicial power.
The five-hour operation went without a hitch.
The only drawback was that the apartment was too small.
A police crackdown hit a snag when villains stole one of their cars.
They seriously believe that capital punishment is a deterrent.
The sudden interruption stopped her in mid-flow.
Americans viewed the army as an obstruction to legitimate economic development.
Perhaps the major stumbling block is the military presence.
There is no legal impediment to the marriage.
the encumbrance of an ankle-length dress
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in the sense of bar
anything that obstructs or preventsone of the fundamental bars to communication
in the sense of barrier
anything that separates or hinders unionDuties and taxes are the most obvious barriers to free trade.
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