What is another word for incumbrance?

Pronunciation: [ɪnkˈʌmbɹəns] (IPA)

The word "incumbrance" refers to a hindrance or obstacle that limits progress or slows someone down. There are a variety of synonyms that can be used in place of this word to provide more descriptive language or to avoid repetition in writing. Some possible synonyms for incumbrance include impediment, burden, blockade, obstruction, encumbrance, hindrance, obstacle, snag, drawback, or limitation. Each of these words can help to emphasize a specific aspect of the obstacle at hand and ensure that the writing remains engaging and varied in tone. By using a range of synonyms, writers can help to keep readers interested and engaged throughout their work.

Synonyms for Incumbrance:

What are the hypernyms for Incumbrance?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Incumbrance?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for incumbrance (as nouns)

Usage examples for Incumbrance

On difficult rocks either axe or pole is a great incumbrance; but where there is much scree, or steep grass, or broken ground, all three of which abound on the Fells, a pole is a very great comfort on the descent.
"Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England"
W. P. Haskett Smith
The bone thus preserved, was re-interred, after the cessation of the troubles: it is the same that is alluded to in the inscription, which also informs us that a monument was raised over it in 1642, but was removed in 1742, it being then considered as an incumbrance in the choir.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)"
Dawson Turner
He began to read with interest the accounts of the growth and development of the West, and decided to be unusually economical in the future, so as to be able to pay up the note due to Mr. Crawford, that he might feel that he owned his Western property without incumbrance.
"Andy Grant's Pluck"
Horatio Alger

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