hindrance

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

hin·drance

noun \ˈhin-drən(t)s\

: a person or thing that makes a situation difficult : a person or thing that hinders someone or something

: the act of making it difficult for someone to act or for something to be done : the act of hindering someone or something

Full Definition of HINDRANCE

1
:  the state of being hindered
2
3
:  the action of hindering

Examples of HINDRANCE

  1. Is my presence here a help or a hindrance?
  2. <made a survey of all the hindrances to wheelchair access, such as curbs and stairs>

First Known Use of HINDRANCE

1526

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