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synonyms for hindrances

  • barrier
  • deterrent
  • drawback
  • handicap
  • hitch
  • impediment
  • interference
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • albatross
  • baggage
  • bar
  • catch
  • check
  • clog
  • crimp
  • drag
  • encumbrance
  • glitch
  • gridlock
  • hang-up
  • impedance
  • intervention
  • joker
  • limitation
  • lock
  • millstone
  • restraint
  • restriction
  • stoppage
  • trammel
  • Catch-22
  • ball and chain
  • cumbrance
  • excess baggage
  • foot dragging
  • jam-up
  • monkey wrench
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antonyms for hindrances

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • help
  • opening
  • freedom
  • liberation
  • release
  • advance
  • encouragement
  • expedition
  • promotion
  • push
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How to use hindrances in a sentence

Let a writer go straight to the point as directly as the hindrances of language will allow.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
These hindrances were frequent, when this colony was founded.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
But you just go straight ahead, determined to do your duty, and lo, the hindrances disappear.
FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
A philosopher never worries about little hindrances, for he soon learns that a delay often proves to be an advantage.
OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
Notwithstanding all hindrances, it is an easier matter to beautify the outside than to reform that which is within.
EDWARD HOARE, M.A.EDWARD HOARE
There had been no hindrances, no jealousies, no alternate hopes and fears, none of those vicissitudes to which love is heir.
GREIFENSTEINF. MARION CRAWFORD
So also he should put down on the debit side in the list of liabilities the pull-backs, hindrances and other business-killers.
THINKCOL. WM. C. HUNTER
But to the proper care of plants in pots there are many hindrances and drawbacks.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
And hence arise fresh hindrances to the progress of true religion in these settlements.
AUSTRALIA, ITS HISTORY AND PRESENT CONDITIONWILLIAM PRIDDEN
The navigation of this river for large vessels is not easy, in consequence of a bar and other hindrances.
AUSTRALIA, ITS HISTORY AND PRESENT CONDITIONWILLIAM PRIDDEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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