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Noun hindrance has 3 senses
- hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap - something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
--1 is a kind of difficulty
--1 has particulars:
- hindrance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
--2 is a kind of obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
--2 has particulars: clog; speed bump
- hindrance, interference - the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
--3 is a kind of act, human action, human activity
--3 has particulars: