Hindrance


Hindrance
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Hindrance->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ prevention
prevention
preclusion
obstruction
stoppage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ embolus
embolus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ interruption
interruption
interception
interclusion|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hindrance
hindrance
impedition|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retardment
retardment
retardation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ embarrassment
embarrassment
oppilation|
=>!
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ coarctation
coarctation
stricture
restriction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ restraint
restraint
&c. 751
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inhibition
inhibition
&c. 761
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blockade
blockade
&c.(closure) 261
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ interference
interference
interposition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ obtrusion
obtrusion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ discouragement
discouragement
discountenance
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ impediment
impediment
let
obstacle
obstruction
knot
knag
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ check
check
hitch
contretemps
screw loose
grit in the oil
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bar
bar
stile
barrier
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ turnstile
turnstile
turnpike
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gate
gate
portcullis
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ beaver dam
beaver dam
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ trocha
trocha
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ barricade
barricade
&c.(defense) 717
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ wall
wall
dead wall
breakwater
groyne
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ bulkhead
bulkhead
block
buffer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ stopper
stopper
&c. 263
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ boom
boom
dam
weir
burrock
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ drawback
drawback
objection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ stumbling-block
stumbling-block
stumbling-stone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ lion in the path
lion in the path
snag
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ snags and sawyers
snags and sawyers
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ encumbrance
encumbrance
incumbrance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ clog
clog
skid
shoe
spoke
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ drag
drag
drag chain
drag weight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ stay
stay
stop
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ preventive
preventive
prophylactic
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ load
load
burden
fardel
onus
millstone round one's neck
impedimenta
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ dead weight
dead weight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ lumber
lumber
pack
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ nightmare
nightmare
Ephialtes
incubus
old man of the sea
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ remora
remora
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ difficulty
difficulty
&c. 704
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ insuperable
insuperable
&c. 471
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ obstacle
obstacle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ estoppel
estoppel
=>(law)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ ill wind
ill wind
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ head wind
head wind
&c.(opposition) 708
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ trammel
trammel
tether
&c.(means of restraint) 752
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ hold back
hold back
counterpoise
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ damper
damper
wet blanket
hinderer
marplot
killjoy
interloper
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ trail of a red herring
trail of a red herring
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ opponent
opponent
&c. 710
PARAG:Hindrance->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hinder
hinder
impede
filibuster
=>(U.S.)
impedite
embarrass
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep off
keep off
stave off
ward off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ obviate
obviate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ avert
avert
antevert|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn aside
turn aside
draw off
prevent
forefend
nip in the bud
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ retard
retard
slacken
check
let
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ counteract
counteract
countercheck
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ preclude
preclude
debar
foreclose
estop
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inhibit
inhibit
&c. 761
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shackle
shackle
&c.(restrain) 751
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ restrict
restrict
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ obstruct
obstruct
stop
stay
bar
bolt
lock
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ block
block
block up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ choke off
choke off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ belay
belay
barricade
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ block the way
block the way
stop the way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ forelay
forelay
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dam up
dam up
&c.(close) 261
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ put on the brake
put on the brake
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ scotch the wheel
scotch the wheel
lock the wheel
put a spoke in the wheel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ put a stop to
put a stop to
&c. 142
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ traverse
traverse
contravene
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ interrupt
interrupt
intercept
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ oppose
oppose
&c. 708
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hedge in
hedge in
hedge round
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cut off
cut off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ inerclude|
inerclude|
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ interpose
interpose
interfere
intermeddle
&c. 682
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cramp
cramp
hamper
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ clog
clog
clog the wheels
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cumber
cumber
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ encumber
encumber
incumber
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ handicap
handicap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ choke
choke
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ saddle with
saddle with
load with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ overload
overload
lay
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ lumber
lumber
trammel
tie one's hands
put to inconvenience
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ incommode
incommode
discommode
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ discompose
discompose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ hustle
hustle
corner
drive into a corner
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ run foul of
run foul of
fall foul of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ cross the path of
cross the path of
break in upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ thwart
thwart
frustrate
disconcert
balk
foil
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ faze
faze
feaze
feeze
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ baffle
baffle
snub
override
circumvent
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ defeat
defeat
&c. 731
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ spike guns
spike guns
&c.(render useless) 645
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ spoil
spoil
mar
clip the wings of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ cripple
cripple
&c.(injure) 659
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ put an extinguisher on
put an extinguisher on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ damp
damp
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ dishearten
dishearten
&c.(dissuade) 616
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ discountenance
discountenance
throw cold water on
spoil sport
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ lay a wet blanket
lay a wet blanket
throw a wet blanket on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ cut the ground from under one
cut the ground from under one
take the wind out of one's sails
undermine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ be in the way of
be in the way of
stand in the way of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ act as a drag
act as a drag
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ hang like a millstone round one's neck
hang like a millstone round one's neck
PARAG:Hindrance->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hindering
hindering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ obstructive
obstructive
obstruent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ impeditive
impeditive
impedient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ intercipient|
intercipient|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prophylactic
prophylactic
&c.(remedial) 662
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ impedimentary
impedimentary
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in the way of
in the way of
unfavorable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ onerous
onerous
burdensome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cumbrous
cumbrous
cumbersome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ obtrusive
obtrusive
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ hindered
hindered
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ windbound
windbound
waterlogged
heavy laden
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ hard pressed
hard pressed
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unassisted
unassisted
&c.(see assist &c. 707) ???
single-handed
alone
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ deserted
deserted
&c. 624

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