Synonyms of hindering


1. impede, hinder, prevent, keep

usage: be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"

2. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

3. handicap, hinder, hamper, disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour

usage: put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"


1. clogging, hindering, impeding, obstructive, preventive (vs. permissive), preventative

usage: preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"

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