Definitions

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  • adj. Causing hindrance; impeding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Causing hindrance; impeding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing hindrance; obstructive; impeding.

Etymologies

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Compare French impéditif.

Examples

  • Co-operation between the two great fighting services is the master-key opening every impeditive doorway on the path to victory.

    Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918

  • With good faculties, and fine instincts, Letty was always thinking she must be wrong, just because it was she was in it -- a lovely fault, no doubt, but a fault greatly impeditive to progress, and tormenting to a teacher.

    Mary Marston

  • The church government which I plead for against him, is a means subservient and helpful, so far as _removere prohibens_, to remove that which apparently is impeditive and destructive to that purity and power.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

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