Hindrance - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome (syn: encumbrance, hitch, interference, preventative, preventive)
- the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding (syn: interference)
Is my presence here a help or a hindrance?
...made a survey of all the hindrances to wheelchair access, such as curbs and stairs...
She is more of a hindrance than a help.
The high price is a major hindrance to potential buyers.
The floods have been a major hindrance to relief efforts.
A degree is more of a hindrance than a help in British industry.
He's been more of a hindrance than a help.
Visitors are allowed to wander without hindrance.