Hin"drance (?), n. [See Hinder, v. t.]

1.

The act of hindering, or the state of being hindered.

2.

That which hinders; an impediment.

What various hindrances we meet. Cowper.

Something between a hindrance and a help. Wordsworth.

Syn. -- Impediment; obstruction; obstacle; difficulty; interruption; check; delay; restraint.

 

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