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synonyms for hampered

  • 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
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antonyms for hampered

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  • 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
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How to use hampered in a sentence

Hitherto we have been hampered at every turn by the supposed obstacle of immutable economic laws.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Shorthouse, shuffling with the key and hampered by the steady weight on his arm, certainly felt the solemnity of the moment.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
My companion and I, although hampered by the darkness, penetrated some miles toward New River.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
But he was young, had had small practice in society, was somewhat hampered by modesty, and so sometimes made a blunder.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
English bridge-builders are somewhat hampered in adopting rational limits of working stress by the rules of the Board of Trade.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The future is quite enough hampered with the past, without setting anticipatory traps and springes for unwary feet.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
For a moment our bleeding and hampered young gladiator seemed to be in a bad way.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
This outbreak led to a joint British and German blockade, which seriously hampered trade operations.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Hampered by her too eager desire to please, her wits and her knowledge vanished in one absorbing feeling.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
The worthy Councilman, ever hampered and incommoded by his military equipment, had rid himself of it in the moment of battle.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO HAMPERED

  • bedfast
  • bedridden
  • bound
  • chilled
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • cooped up
  • cramp
  • cramped
  • detained
  • flattened out
  • grounded
  • hampered
  • held
  • iced
  • imprisoned
  • in chains
  • in jail
  • incarcerated
  • incommodious
  • indisposed
  • invalided
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • on ice
  • pent
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • sealed up
  • shut in
  • sick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.