hindrance

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From hinder +‎ -ance

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hindrance (plural hindrances)

  1. 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.
  2. The state or act of hindering something
    Your hindrance of this process will not be tolerated.

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