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[ɪmpˈɛdɪmənt], [ɪmpˈɛdɪmənt], [ɪ_m_p_ˈɛ_d_ɪ_m_ə_n_t]

Synonyms for Impediment:

hindrance (noun)

bafflement, barrier, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, brake, bung, burden, catch, choke, clog, complication, congestion, constipation, constraint, crimp, dam, damper, delay, deterrent, disadvantage, drag, drawback, encumbrance, entanglement, entrapment, frustration, handicap, hindrance, hurdle, impasse, impedance, inhibition, interruption, jam, mire, obstacle, obstruction, opposition, plug, resistance, restraint, restriction, snag, snarl, stay, stop, stoppage, tangle.

opposition (noun)

adversary, antagonism, challenge, conflict, confrontation, contradiction, counteraction, counterattack, defiance, disagreement, dispute, fight, friction, interference, objection, obstinacy, protest, rebuff, repression, repulsion, suppression.

restraint (noun)

bondage, bridle, collar, confinement, constriction, control, detainment, detention, leash, shackle, stricture, tether.

stammer (noun)

lisp, stammer, stutter.

Other synonyms and related words:

Arrestment, Holdback, Inarticulateness, accessible, adverse, agitate, aid, albatross, annoyance, arrest, arrestation, assay, ataxia, awkward, awkwardness, bad, baffle, baffling, balk, ban, bar, barricade, baulk, bind, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, blocking, bogey, bother, broken accents, broken sentences, broken voice, bugaboo, bugbear, bulkhead, burthen, care, cargo, catch-22, cecum, cessation, chain, challenged, charge, check, checkout, cheque, chip, chit, choking, choking off, clogging, closing up, closure, concern, confine, confirmation, contrary, contretemps, corner, costiveness, counteract, cramp, cross, cul de sac, cumber, cumbersome, cumbrance, curb, dam up, dead end, dead weight, deadweight, defeat, defect, defence, defence mechanism, detain, deter, detraction, detriment, difficulty, disability, disabled, disablement, discomfort, discourage, discouragement, disincentive, disruption, dissuasion, distressed, disturb, disturbance, divider, drawl, dumb, embargo, embarrass, embarrassment, embolism, embolus, enclosure, evil, faint sound, falsetto, fault, fence, filibuster, fixation, flaw, fly, foot-dragging, forbid, freight, frustrate, get, gorge, gridlock, grieve, halt, halting, hamper, hampering, hang-up, harmful, hazard, help, hesitation, hiccup, hinder, hinderance, hindering, hitch, hold, hold up, holdup, immoral, impairment, impeachment, impede, impedimenta, imperfect speech, imposition, incommode, inconvenience, inconvenient, incumbrance, infarct, infarction, inhibit, injure, insusceptibility, interdiction, interfere, interrupt, joker, jump, keep from, kink, knag, knot, let, liability, limitation, load, lumber, make sick, malicious, manacle, meddlesome, millstone, mishap, mountain, nasal accent, nasal tone, naughty, negativism, nuisance, nuisance value, obligation, obstipation, obstruct, obstructer, obstructionism, obstructionist, obstructive, obstructor, obviation, occlusion, onerous requirement, onus, open, oppilative, oppose, oppression, overburden, overcharge, overload, pack, pain, partition, pause, penalty, poisonous, preclude, preclusion, predicament, prevent, preventative, prevention, preventive, problem, prohibit, prohibit from, prohibition, proscription, rafter, relapse, renitence, renitency, resist, resister, restrain, restrict, retardation, retardment, reversal, reverse, road block, roadblock, rub, sad, screen, sealing off, self-consciousness, separator, set back, setback, shackles, sinister, slowing, squeeze, stammering, stranglehold, strangulation, stumbling block, stuttering, substantiation, surcharge, tab, tardiloquence, tax, thwart, thwarter, tick, tie, titubancy, trammel, trammels, traulism, traverse, trespass on, trouble, troublesome, twang, ugly, unaccommodating, uncooperative, upset, verification, wall, want of voice, weight, whisper, white elephant, wicked.

Rhymes for Impediment:

  1. sediment;

Quotes for Impediment:

  1. My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. Jimmy Durante.
  2. There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks emerging in this society. Constance Baker Motley.
  3. No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat. Sophocles.