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  • n. Plural form of hindrance.


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  • Now that W. is with us I don't get enough solitude: or so I say to myself in excuse, knowing all the time that what God demands is our solution of the problem set, not of some other problem which we think he ought to have set: and that what we call hindrances are really the raw material of spiritual life.

    Kata Iwannhn

  • While surging domestic demand has been a key part of Asia's recovery, Japan's data highlighted long-term hindrances to growth at home that set the nation apart from faster-growing Asian economies.

    Japan Returns to Growth

  • What you call hindrances, obstacles, discouragements, are probably God's opportunities.

    Daily Strength for Daily Needs

  • The lack of authoritative international law which shall be binding upon the nations and their citizens, as municipal law is binding upon the individual, constitutes one of the main hindrances to all-inclusive treaties of arbitration.

    The Supreme Court of the World

  • Jesus Christ is implied as coming with intense desire (Lu 22: 15; Heb 10: 7), disregarding the mountain hindrances raised by man's sin.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • What you call hindrances, obstacles, discouragements, are probably God’s opportunities; and it is nothing new that the patient should dislike his medicines, or any certain proof that they are poisons.

    Sermons for the New Life.

  • She said nothing about it; she watched the days of the vacation all out, and went to school again towards the end of the month with a heart very disappointed, and troubled besides by that feeling of unknown and therefore unreachable hindrances, which is so tormenting.

    A Red Wallflower

  • The children want to learn but among the hindrances is the fact that neither their mother or I speak Mandarin (the Chinese that their mother and my parents say the kids should learn).

    Rice Daddies

  • Mr. Paul Quaye, Inspector General of A constitutional review committee to collate views on possible amendments of some provisions in the 1992 Constitution, identified as hindrances to accountable and good governance is to be established before the - Articles related to Trade in rhino horn fuels massive poaching surge in South Africa

  • For all other kind of hindrances that are not hindrances of thy mind either they are proper to the body, or merely proceed from the opinion, reason not making that resistance that it should, but basely, and cowardly suffering itself to be foiled; and of themselves can neither wound, nor do any hurt at all.



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