Antonyms for hindrance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : hin-druhns
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhɪn drəns

Definition of hindrance

Origin :
  • mid-15c., a hybrid from hindren, from same root as hinder (v.), on model of French-derived words in -ance.
  • noun obstruction, difficulty
Example sentences :
  • They arrived at the gate without question or hindrance; but found it fastened.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • We should have more revenue, and that without delay, hindrance, or postponement.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • She spoke with a touch of haste, as if battling against some hindrance within.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The nearest vessel was the only one that for the moment was able to offer any hindrance.
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • All this is a hindrance to them; there are the clothes of the judges and the clothes of the judged.
  • Extract from : « Gorgias » by Plato
  • So large a body of men would have been a hindrance, not a help, in the undertaking.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • I'm a help, not a hindrance, to his campaign, if he had sense enough to know it.
  • Extract from : « Mixed Faces » by Roy Norton
  • I'm curious to have a look at the inside of the place; I suppose there is no hindrance?
  • Extract from : « Roland Cashel » by Charles James Lever
  • Passion given a kick and sent hurtling without let or hindrance.
  • Extract from : « Garrison's Finish » by W. B. M. Ferguson
  • I wish that I might do the same; truly my see would be no hindrance to me.
  • Extract from : « The Scottish Reformation » by Alexander F. Mitchell

Synonyms for hindrance

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