Hindrance



[hin-druh ns] /ˈhɪn drəns/

noun
1.
an impeding, stopping, preventing, or the like.
2.
the state of being .
3.
a person or thing that .
/ˈhɪndrəns/
noun
1.
an obstruction or snag; impediment
2.
the act of hindering; prevention
n.

mid-15c., a hybrid from hindren, from same root as hinder (v.), on model of French-derived words in -ance.

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