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hindering

see definition of hindering
  • verbprevent, slow down
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Synonyms for hindering

verb prevent, slow down
  • block
  • burden
  • crimp
  • cripple
  • curb
  • delay
  • deter
  • frustrate
  • hamper
  • hamstring
  • handicap
  • hold up
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • interfere
  • interrupt
  • obstruct
  • preclude
  • prohibit
  • retard
  • thwart
  • arrest
  • balk
  • bar
  • bottleneck
  • check
  • choke
  • clog
  • contravene
  • counteract
  • crab
  • cramp
  • debar
  • encumber
  • fetter
  • hog-tie
  • muzzle
  • neutralize
  • offset
  • oppose
  • resist
  • snafu
  • stay
  • stop
  • stymie
  • terminate
  • trammel
  • box in
  • get in the way
  • hold back
  • louse up
  • shut out

Antonyms for hindering

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

discouraging

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