Definition: block; obstacle; V. hinder
Definition: block; obstacle; V. hinder
Sentences Containing 'hindrance'
But the stronger the current through the coil, the stronger will be the force tending to rotate the coil, and hence the less effective will be the hindrance of the twisting string.
I could not but smile to see how industriously they locked the door on my meditations, which followed them out again without let or hindrance, and they were really all that was dangerous.
Perhaps he will be young, strong, and enduring, like yourself, and will aid you in your escape, while I have been but a hindrance.
The tithe, which is but a tenth of the produce, is found to be a very great hindrance to improvement.
For Thou hast made me free from hindrance in what appertaineth unto me.
Else thou wilt meet with failure, ill success, let and hindrance.
Other are subject to hindrance, and depend on the will of other men.
If then he place his own good, his own best interest, only in that which is free from hindrance and in his power, he will be free, tranquil, happy, unharmed, noble-hearted, and pious; giving thanks to all things unto God, finding fault with nothing that comes to pass, laying no charge against anything.
Whereas if he place his good in outward things, depending not on the will, he must perforce be subject to hindrance and restraint, the slave of those that have power over the things he desires and fears; he must perforce be impious, as deeming himself injured at the hands of God; he must be unjust, as ever prone to claim more than his due; he must perforce be of a mean and abject spirit.
But if any shall by force withstand thee, and hinder thee in it, convert thy virtuous inclination from one object unto another, from justice to contented equanimity, and cheerful patience: so that what in the one is thy hindrance, thou mayst make use of it for the exercise of another virtue: and remember that it was with due exception, and reservation, that thou didst at first incline and desire.
That which is a hindrance of the senses, is an evil to the sensitive nature.
That which is a hindrance of the appetitive and prosecutive faculty, is an evil to the sensitive nature.
As of the sensitive, so of the vegetative constitution, whatsoever is a hindrance unto it, is also in that respect an evil unto the same.
And so likewise, whatsoever is a hindrance unto the mind and understanding, must needs be the proper evil of the reasonable nature.
Remember, my friend, that woman is an imperfect animal, and that impediments are not to be placed in her way to make her trip and fall, but that they should be removed, and her path left clear of all obstacles, so that without hindrance she may run her course freely to attain the desired perfection, which consists in being virtuous.
Nay verily, it is only because of the hindrance my presence offers to the execution of her base designs.
The King may do what he will without hindrance from one whom he has cruelly wronged.
'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.
These are of very great hindrance to the navigation; and indeed the removal of them ought to be a national concern, which I humbly propose may be thus effected.
I could not but smile to see how industriously they locked the door on my meditations, which followed them out again without let or hindrance, and _they_ were really all that was dangerous.
The female promise of sensual pleasure as hindrance to male zest for action imitates the themes from the Circe mythos and in the nymphs in Wagner's Venus Mountain.
Due to their sometimes greatly exaggerated nature, secondary sexual characteristics can prove to be a hindrance to an animal, thereby lowering its chances of survival. For example, the large antlers of a moose are bulky and heavy and slow the creature's flight from predators; they also can become entangled in low-hanging tree branches and shrubs, and undoubtedly have led to the demise of many individuals.
"Falke" was intended to home on merchant targets, however, so its slow speed was not a great hindrance.
A drought hit the area over 1911 causing further hindrance to mining.
The article "Use Our Literature Wisely", which appeared in the May 1990 issue of "Our Kingdom Ministry", stated that "there are growing pressures against all religious elements" and went on to say that their main concern was to move ahead in the worldwide preaching work, "without hindrance."
Pedlow was a fierce tackler and despite relatively poor eyesight, this did not prove to be major hindrance in his sporting career.
The GPO claims that this system is more fair and more economically desirable, because it only punishes individuals and businesses who operate without regard for society and the environment, while accentuating the ability of truly efficient and responsible businesses to prosper without hindrance.
During the rescue work the crew of "UJ 1704" prioritized saving Germans, to the extent that small arms were used against prisoners if they proved to be a hindrance for the rescue of Germans.
This is most common with fighting, because the likely coincidental penalties do not result in a hindrance for their team.
The only hindrance to development is the insurgency and rampant corruption that has destabilize the whole region from poor infrastructure to poor planning by the officials.
While Phu was waiting for the enemy to assault Pleiku, the North Vietnamese 7th and 575th Combat Engineer Regiments cleared the main roads into Ban Me Thuot to ensure tanks and heavy artillery could be directed at the district without hindrance.
The D-alanyl-D-serine variation causes a six-fold loss of affinity between vancomycin and the peptide, likely due to steric hindrance.
He wrote to Johnston from Bunkeya on 15 November 1890 saying there was no fear of Msiri giving concessions or treaties to anyone else, and in any case if they sent a well-armed column of perhaps 150 men to Katanga they could take over Msiri's copper and mineral trade without hindrance.
Downwind the extra skin friction drag is a hindrance.
It was founded in 1950 as a memorial to honour those who gave their lives during the Second World War so future generations would have the freedom to pursue knowledge without let or hindrance.
Mill saw that having effectively half the human race unable to contribute to society outside of the home as a hindrance to human development.
Many of these untrained new mounts proved a hindrance during the subsequent fighting at East Cavalry Field during the battle of Gettysburg.
The equilibirium constant of this reaction is dependent on R, X, a factor for basicity, and the amine's steric hindrance.
An insistence on factor analytic confirmation may even be a hindrance to the desirable goal of closing the gap between psychology and the business of intelligence test development.
More Vocab Wordsostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract