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See definition of hampering on Dictionary.com
  • as indeterring
  • as ininterference

synonyms for hampering

  • discouraging
  • impeding
  • deterrent
  • conflict
  • intervention
  • intrusion
  • obstruction
  • tampering
  • arrest
  • background
  • barring
  • blocking
  • choking
  • hindrance
  • interposition
  • meddlesomeness
  • opposition
  • prying
  • resistance
  • retardation
  • backseat driving
  • barging in
  • checking
  • clashing
  • clogging
  • intermeddling
  • tackling
  • trespassing
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How to use hampering in a sentence

My scandal would cling to me now for all my life, a thing affecting relationships, embarrassing and hampering my spirit.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
And if I thought I was hampering you, and you were beginning to regret you had married me—why, I couldn't bear it.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The former had the evil effect of restricting the progress of industry and hampering invention.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Such hampering restrictions as conscription to fight or work, or rationing, have been removed.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
The Church in France has always stood loyally to the observance of the Concordat, in spite of its many hampering restrictions.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
The faculty is being hampered in its action by consciousness, and such hampering leads to a great waste of energy.
HEALTH THROUGH WILL POWERJAMES J. WALSH
Do not let us be enslaved by any hampering details in the figures.
THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GODJOHN HENRY JOWETT
Oh, blessed hampering steps, how much safer would his have gone beside them!
THE CUP OF TREMBLING AND OTHER STORIESMARY HALLOCK FOOTE
This too often results in spoiling the child, which is an equally foolish and hampering proceeding.
RADIANT MOTHERHOODMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
The felt shoe of the Chinese gentleman and the flapping, heelless slipper of the Indian are alike uncomfortable and hampering.
A WAYFARER IN CHINAELIZABETH KENDALL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAMPERING

  • deterrent
  • discouraging
  • hampering
  • impeding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.