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hindrance (plural hindrances)
- Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
- High-heeled shoes may be fashionable, but they can also be a hindrance to walking.
- The state or act of hindering something
- Your hindrance of this process will not be tolerated.
- See also Wikisaurus:hindrance
something which hinders