impedient impediment

noun

im·​pe·​di·​ent impediment
ə̇mˈpēdēənt-
: a bar to marriage that is an obstacle to the marriage if known but that does not make the marriage void after it has been solemnized

called also hindering impediment

Word History

Etymology

impedient from Latin impedient-, impediens, present participle of impedire

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“Impedient impediment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impedient%20impediment. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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