Synonyms of hindrance in English:


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1‘the bad weather was a major hindrance to the relief effort’

impediment, obstacle, barrier, bar, obstruction, handicap, block, check, curb, brake, hurdle, restraint, restriction, limitation, encumbrance, deterrent, complication, delay, interruption, stoppage
drawback, setback, difficulty, inconvenience, snag, catch, hitch, stumbling block
informal fly in the ointment, hiccup, facer
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works
literary trammel, cumber

help, advantage