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 Meanings and Examples of HINDRANCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hindrance
 n.  something that holds back or causes problems with something else; obstacle
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  We both did what we had to do without any hindrance, and when we met again at one o'clock reported it done.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LII
2  'Doen't fear me being any hindrance to you, I have no more to say, ma'am,' he remarked, as he moved towards the door.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
3  It seemed to her that such principles could only be a hindrance in farm management.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 9
4  His own peasants put every hindrance they could in the way of this new arrangement, but it was carried out, and the first year the meadows had yielded a profit almost double.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 11
5  The cuttlefish is no hindrance.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 2
6  You would be a hindrance to me, said Levin, trying to be cool.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 16
7  Princess Varvara is no help, but a hindrance.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 31
8  "Youth is no hindrance to courage," muttered Sukhtelen in a failing voice.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIX
9  Natasha apparently tried not to be a burden or a hindrance to anyone, but wanted nothing for herself.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVII
10  Petya and Natasha on the contrary, far from helping their parents, were generally a nuisance and a hindrance to everyone.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
11  This being the field marshal's frame of mind he was naturally regarded as merely a hindrance and obstacle to the impending war.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XI
12  She attributed immense importance to all her husband's intellectual and abstract interests though she did not understand them, and she always dreaded being a hindrance to him in such matters.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XI
13  I have already explained to you that what is out of the common is usually a guide rather than a hindrance.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
14  The King may do what he will without hindrance from one whom he has cruelly wronged.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
15  Pursuing these methods without hindrance, this man presently comes to be so powerful that private citizens begin to fear him, and the magistrates to treat him with respect.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVI.
Example Sentence:
1  Having a car in the city might prove a hindrance.
2  The greatest hindrance to recovery of this resource is the marginally favorable economic environment.
3  Stalled cars along the highway are a hindrance to traffic that tow trucks should remove without delay.