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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: IMPEDIMENT(0.00884 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action
or progress [syn: hindrance, deterrent, balk, baulk,
2: any structure that makes progress difficult [syn: obstruction,
obstructor, obstructer, impedimenta]
English → English (gcide)
Impediment \Im*ped"i*ment\, n. [L. impedimentum: cf. F.
That which impedes or hinders progress, motion, activity, or
Thus far into the bowels of the land
Have we marched on without impediment. --Shak.
Impediment in speech, a defect which prevents distinct
Syn: Hindrance; obstruction; obstacle; difficulty;
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.
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.
Impediment \Im*ped"i*ment\, v. t.
To impede. [R.] --Bp. Reynolds.