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impediments

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  • nounobstruction, hindrance
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Synonyms for impediments

noun obstruction, hindrance
  • barrier
  • bottleneck
  • burden
  • defect
  • deterrent
  • difficulty
  • disadvantage
  • drawback
  • flaw
  • handicap
  • hazard
  • hitch
  • hurdle
  • inhibition
  • obstacle
  • red tape
  • restriction
  • setback
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • bar
  • barricade
  • block
  • blockage
  • catch
  • chain
  • check
  • clog
  • cramp
  • curb
  • delay
  • detriment
  • drag
  • encumbrance
  • fault
  • holdup
  • load
  • manacle
  • millstone
  • prohibition
  • restraint
  • retardation
  • rub
  • shackle
  • stoppage
  • stricture
  • tie
  • trammel
  • wall
  • Catch-22
  • dead weight
  • retardment
  • road block

Antonyms for impediments

  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • freedom
  • help
  • opening
  • perfection
  • strength
  • allowance
  • clearance
  • liberation
  • permission
  • facilitation
  • furtherance
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to impediments

paraphernalia

noun. equipment, belongings
  • accoutrements
  • apparatus
  • appurtenances
  • baggage
  • effects
  • equipage
  • gear
  • habiliments
  • impedimenta
  • impediments
  • machinery
  • material
  • materiel
  • outfit
  • regalia
  • stuff
  • tackle
  • things
  • trappings
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.