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impediment

noun

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something that makes movement or progress difficult
  • tough going for the burros on the canyon trail, even without the added impediment of heavy loads

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The first known use of impediment was in the 14th century

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“Impediment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impediment. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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