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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress;
[syn: hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap]

2. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome;
[syn: hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference]

3. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding;
[syn: hindrance, hinderance, interference]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hinderance \Hin"der*ance\ n. Same as Hindrance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hinderance n 1: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress [syn: hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap] 2: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome [syn: hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference] 3: the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding [syn: hindrance, hinderance, interference]