Synonyms for hindrance

Synonyms for (noun) hindrance

Synonyms: interference, hinderance, hindrance

Definition: the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding

Similar words: human action, human activity, deed, act

Definition: something that people do or cause to happen


Synonyms: hinderance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, encumbrance, preventative, preventive

Definition: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

Similar words: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta

Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult


Synonyms: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent

Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result

Usage: serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent