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noun as in hindrance

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Many workers are being granted increasing flexibility to work from home, which will continue to put a damper on future revenue.

Any periods of downward motion put a damper on cloud cover production, allowing one to discern the atmospheric waves radiating outward.

With the pandemic putting a damper on public transit, the automotive industry continued to fare well while other verticals may have seen larger sales dips.

It doesn’t have a whoosh of air or a physical damper rubbing on the wheel to make annoying sounds as the pedaling gets tougher.

Kitchell concluded, however, that if one wants to minimize damage in the unlikely event of a rare 975-year quake, earthquake dampers should be installed at a projected multimillion-dollar cost.

Changes in the level of subsidies and feed-in tariffs can put a damper on activity.

Translation: the weather put a big damper on construction activity.

If anything, the idea of Kristen Stewart, expert wet blanket, only got even damper.

The rain here in Tampa, though not yet at tropical-storm levels, has put a damper on the now delayed convention.

Leno said he felt the same as he try to put a damper on any such talk at a post-roast press conference.

Just as the Admiral was going, Ward (of the Intelligence) crossed over with a nasty little damper.

It was such a damper as to be most mortifying to an enthusiastic girl, and she drew into herself in a moment.

His friend promised to look after mother and me, but somehow the philanthropist put a damper on the promise.

The passageway was growing damper; water trickled down the walls and gathered in fetid pools on the floor.

A damper seemed to have been placed on all their spirits, and the flow of conversation was sluggish and dull.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to damper, such as: chill, depressant, restraint, and wet blanket.

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