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hampering

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  • verbimpede, restrict
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Synonyms for hampering

verb impede, restrict
  • block
  • curb
  • frustrate
  • hamstring
  • handicap
  • hinder
  • hobble
  • hold up
  • inconvenience
  • inhibit
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • retard
  • stymie
  • thwart
  • baffle
  • balk
  • bar
  • bind
  • check
  • clog
  • cramp
  • cumber
  • embarrass
  • encumber
  • entangle
  • fetter
  • foil
  • hog-tie
  • leash
  • restrain
  • shackle
  • tie
  • trammel
  • cramp one's style
  • drag one's feet
  • get in the way
  • hang up
  • interfere with
  • slow down
  • tie one's hands
  • tie up

Antonyms for hampering

  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • benefit
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • further
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • support
  • abet
  • explain
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • open
  • release
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • expedite
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to hampering

deterring

adjective. stopping
  • deterrent
  • discouraging
  • hampering
  • impeding

interference

noun. meddling, impedance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.