Simple Definition of hindrance
: 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
Examples of hindrance in a sentence
Is my presence here a help or a hindrance?
<made a survey of all the hindrances to wheelchair access, such as curbs and stairs>
First Known Use of hindrance
HINDRANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of hindrance for Students
: someone or something that makes a situation more difficult <“… you shouldn't worry about the little fellow's feet … I don't personally think they're going to be a hindrance …” — Dick King-Smith, Pigs Might Fly>
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