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Found 3 items, similar to IMPEDIMENT.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: impediment rintangan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: impediment impediment n 1: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress [syn: hindrance, deterrent, balk, baulk, check, handicap] 2: any structure that makes progress difficult [syn: obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impedimenta]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Impediment Impediment \Im*ped"i*ment\, n. [L. impedimentum: cf. F. impediment.] That which impedes or hinders progress, motion, activity, or effect. [1913 Webster] Thus far into the bowels of the land Have we marched on without impediment. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Impediment in speech, a defect which prevents distinct utterance. Syn: Hindrance; obstruction; obstacle; difficulty; incumbrance. Usage: Impediment, Obstacle, Difficulty, Hindrance. An impediment literally strikes against our feet, checking our progress, and we remove it. An obstacle rises before us in our path, and we surmount or remove it. A difficulty sets before us something hard to be done, and we encounter it and overcome it. A hindrance holds us back for a time, but we break away from it. [1913 Webster] The eloquence of Demosthenes was to Philip of Macedon, a difficulty to be met with his best resources, an obstacle to his own ambition, and an impediment in his political career. --C. J. Smith. [1913 Webster] Impediment \Im*ped"i*ment\, v. t. To impede. [R.] --Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster]


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