hinderance hinderance


  1. (n) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  2. (n) any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  3. (n) the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding


  • A top-down bureaucracy has been a hinderance, not a help to our students and teachers.


  • Ronda Rousey on Breasts in MMA: Gina Carano Had a Fantastic Rack

    Mixed martial arts: “Where cleavage is a hinderance.” Elite female UFC fighters are serious, serious athletes. As such, they think about any and all possible advantages they can gain over their adversaries. According to Ronda Rousey , one of those advantages is having smaller breasts. The topic of breasts and their impact on MMA was discussed in ESPN The Magazine 's latest "Body Issue," which ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "Size can be a bit of a hinderance at scrum time. Those guys have to get a bit lower. They need core strength through the lower back and over the butt," Hansen said.
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Steve Hansen Source: TVNZ

  2. "If he feels really good, we don't want to sit him out, and if he will be a hinderance to the team, than he won't play," Gottfried said. "But he knows where that gauge is right now, more than I do or anybody does."
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Mark Gottfried Source: Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

  3. "I'd like to think it will be [decided] before the season starts. I wouldn't want it to be a hinderance to the side, especially when we want to build on what we did last year," Prince said. "It's a hard place to leave, especially when you've...
    on Feb 21, 2006 By: Scott Prince Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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