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adjective as in withholding

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Example Sentences

A similar uptick in the coming days could again hinder Maryland’s ability to start on-field preparation for Hoosiers.

Apple customers have asked a California federal court to give final approval to a class settlement calling for the company to pay between $310 million and $500 million to resolve allegations it hindered the battery performance of older iPhones.

From Fortune

“Attempts to hinder voters from casting ballots by spreading misinformation is illegal and will not be tolerated,” James noted.

From Fortune

This may result in creating pages about very similar topics or an excess of content and pages that are hard to maintain and difficult for users to navigate, ultimately hindering the experience you were trying to improve in the first place.

Another flu season could strain hospitals further, hindering their ability to treat a surge of Covid-19 patients.

From Vox

For some, age may be hindering—but for these ladies, age is just a number.

Even worse, wearing a corset could actually end up hindering weight loss goals.

In rural India, or rural Africa, the lack of access to banks is hindering development.

By concealing past mistakes, the nation may be hindering investigations, writes Christopher Dickey.

Ten hours ago I was coming out of the hills with a serious problem that was hindering my work.

The sucking-fish of these men is their hindering corruption.

Steevens quotes Beaumont and Fletcher to this effect, and this will probably explain the epithet "hindering."

For to a man well mounted the lion is only dangerous in thicket, or jungle, hindering free action to the horse.

Such folks don't stop to think about themselves, except to be thinking of helping and not hindering.


On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hindering, such as: antithetical, anti, antipodal, conflicting, contradictory, and contrary.

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