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Synonyms and Antonyms of impediment

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impediment

synonym (synonym of impediment)

  • (noun)
    Difficulty makes an undertaking otherwise than easy. That which rests upon one as a burden is an encumbrance. An impediment is primarily something tha more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any structure that makes progress difficult (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb)
    impedite
    To impede. (verb)
     

antonym (antonym of impediment)

hypernym (impediment IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any structure that makes progress difficult (noun.artifact)
    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts (noun.artifact)
     
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (noun.cognition)
    a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result (noun.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF impediment relation)

  • any structure that makes progress difficult (noun.artifact)
    an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a structure or object that impedes free movement (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    prevents access or progress (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an obstruction in a pipe or tube (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown (noun.artifact)
     
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (noun.cognition)
    (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something that hinders as if with bonds (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (canon law) an impediment that invalidates a marriage (such as the existence of a prior marriage) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something that slows or delays progress (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines (noun.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from impediment)

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