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1. hindrance

noun. ['ˈhɪndrəns'] something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress.

Synonyms

  • difficulty
  • bind
  • albatross
  • millstone
  • check
  • balk
  • impediment
  • hinderance
  • diriment impediment
  • deterrent
  • baulk
  • obstruction
  • straitjacket
  • obstacle
  • handicap

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unbind
  • uncover
  • differ

Etymology

  • -ance (English)
  • hinder (English)
  • hindrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hindrance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you spell hindrance? Is it hindrence ?

A common misspelling of hindrance is hindrence

Example sentences of the word hindrance


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is the room of communication and for this reason chi should flow naturally and without hindrance.

Quotes containing the word hindrance


1. The greatest hindrance to growth in faith is comfortable living.
- John Carey

2. hindrance

noun. ['ˈhɪndrəns'] any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome.

Synonyms

  • preventative
  • impediment
  • hinderance
  • incumbrance
  • preventive
  • clog
  • impedimenta
  • obstruction
  • obstructor
  • interference
  • hitch
  • speed bump
  • encumbrance

Antonyms

  • effortlessness
  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • -ance (English)
  • hinder (English)
  • hindrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hindrance

noun. ['ˈhɪndrəns'] the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding.

Synonyms

  • prevention
  • human action
  • thwarting
  • antagonism
  • act
  • hinderance
  • complication
  • frustration
  • deed
  • bar
  • obstruction
  • foiling
  • interference
  • deterrence

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • stay in place
  • dissuade
  • ease

Etymology

  • -ance (English)
  • hinder (English)
  • hindrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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