Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of hinder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Hindermost; -- superl. of hind, a.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hindmost.

Etymologies

hinder +‎ -est (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Kings have the power of Satan to torment, sages that of Allah to heal — beware how thou hinderest the good to humanity which thou canst not thyself render.

    The Talisman

  • Thou disturbest the neighbours and hinderest them of sleep.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • After this reckoning, where-through thy soul is raised to a blessed hope to the Father of mercy, and thy flesh waxes heavy, go to thy rest: for if thou hinderest thy flesh of its necessity, and work it beyond its might, faintly will it help thee, or hinder thee withal.

    The Form of Perfect Living and Other Prose Treatises

  • Kings have the power of Satan to torment, sages that of Allah to heal --- beware how thou hinderest the good to humanity, which thou canst not thyself render.

    The Talisman

  • For the cruel indeed would not give to him that asked; but thou dost more than this; thou hinderest those that wish to give.

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • At this the old woman feigned to be angry and said, 'I thought thee a man of sense and good breeding: but, if thou be changed, I will let the princess know of it and how thou hinderest her slave-girl.'

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II

  • Scoff not at that, Hiordis; what Gunnar has done may prove wise in the end, if so be thou hinderest the pact.

    The Vikings of Helgeland The Prose Dramas Of Henrik Ibsen, Vol. III.

  • Like the Reeve in the Canterbury Tales, who "ever rode the hinderest of the rout," being such a rogue and such a rogue-catcher that he could not bear anybody behind his back, Bruce, when about the business that his soul loved, eschewed the presence of any third person.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • Then quoth she, feigning to be angry, "I thought thee a man of sense and good breeding; but, if thou be changed, I will let the Princess know of it and tell her how thou hinderest her slave girl;" and she cried out to Taj al-Muluk, saying, "Pass on, O damsel!"

    Arabian nights. English

  • O thou who hinderest Love to 'joy fair meeting tide *

    Arabian nights. English

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