It did not require giving Iran new documents, a demand that has hindered progress in the investigation.
The suffragists claimed that quite the opposite was true and that militancy had hindered rather than helped women win the vote.
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Record temperatures and powerful winds have hindered firefighting efforts, continually driving the fire past containment lines.
But Zaslow has suggested that the fact that he was an outsider—and a man—might have helped rather than hindered the story.
It was only sheer shame which hindered the ladies from turning back from the threshold.
I began to be embarrassed and hindered by the accumulations of loose soil.
I have hindered more—that is the bitter thing—by having tried and failed, than if I had never tried at all.
Their anxiety would not allow them to sleep, even had they not been hindered by hunger.
The principal gut and the bladder are often so crushed, that the passage of both evacuations is hindered.
Old English hindrian "to harm, injure, impair, check, repress," from Proto-Germanic *hinderojanan (cf. Old Norse hindra, Dutch hinderen, Old High German hintaron, German hindern "to keep back"), from a root meaning "on that side of, behind" (cf. hind (adj.)); thus the ground sense is "to put or keep back," though this sense in English is recorded only from late 14c. Related: Hindered; hindering.
"situated in the rear, toward the back," late 14c., probably from Old English hinder (adv.) "behind, back, afterward," but treated as a comparative of hind (adj.). Related to Old High German hintar, German hinter, Gothic hindar "behind." Middle English had hinderhede, literally "hinder-hood; posterity in time, inferiority in rank;" and hinderling "person fallen from moral or social respectability, wretch."