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- n. Archaic spelling of hindrance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as hindrance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See hindrance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
- n. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
- n. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
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Interesting post – what Scott says about seeing learner variables as a resource rather than a hinderance is refreshing.
The hedgefund and cash inflows always seem to be the main hinderance.
What you think to be a hinderance is your best encouragement; for, "Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners," and therefore to save such as you.
Unfortunately, another hinderance is your son’s age.
But DeMartino counters that he sees little evidence that party affiliation is a major hinderance to his campaign.
With very warm ocean waters and not much wind shear (winds that change speed and/or direction with height and can weaken storms) near Matthew, the only apparent hinderance to its intensification over the next day or two is its proximity to land.
For area residents with the Black Cross Alliance, who posted large black crosses across the coalfields on the reservation, the mine also represents a reckless use of scarce water resources, costly and deadly contamination of watersheds, the destruction of sacred lands, and a hinderance to the development of any sustainable economic development in the area.
Being in the PR industry myself, I would say that there are plenty of us that read the blogs, run our own, and do our best to interact with all forms of media (social or otherwise) without becoming a hinderance.
Perhaps it should be more of a bell shaped curve, because after a certain point the accent is no longer sexy but a hinderance to communication and thus making friends.
I do have a question, when does speed become a hinderance?
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