Antonyms for hindrance
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : hin-druhns|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈhɪn drəns|
Definition of hindranceOrigin :
- mid-15c., a hybrid from hindren, from same root as hinder (v.), on model of French-derived words in -ance.
- noun obstruction, difficulty
- 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
- ball and chain
- excess baggage
- foot dragging
- monkey wrench
- stumbling block
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