View synonyms for hindered


[ hin-derd ]


  1. slowed, reduced, or held back:

    Dwarf trees tend to be shorter lived than standard trees, perhaps because of the hindered roots.

    Recent court documents and a hindered Senate investigation suggest that congressional oversight has been lax.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of hinder 1( def ).
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  • un·hin·dered adjective
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Attempts to hinder voters from casting ballots by spreading misinformation is illegal and will not be tolerated.

From Fortune

Data silos and point solutions limit the reach and efficacy of your every digital marketing effort, hindering your ability to drive traffic, leads, and revenue.

Still, the renminbi is hindered by a lack of full convertibility.

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A central issue in the case is Epic's contention that Apple's exclusive control over the iOS App Store constitutes an illegal monopoly that hinders competition.

Adding to the challenges, limited cellular service in certain tribal communities hinders the effectiveness of wireless hot spots.

In between, The Dude is sometimes helped, but mostly hindered, by a dizzying array of quirky characters.

And Carla Bruni claims being first lady hindered her cosmetics contracts.

This unrelenting scrutiny made it increasingly difficult for the athlete to practice, and ultimately hindered her performance.

And the evangelism so important to the Christian enterprise will be hindered.

Record temperatures and powerful winds have hindered firefighting efforts, continually driving the fire past containment lines.

He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.

Nothing but an extreme love of truth could have hindered me from concealing this part of my story.

And next day there was one more revealing incident that helped, yet also hindered him, as he moved along his via dolorosa.

Yet though discharged from drinking himself, he was not hindered from making a bowl of punch to his friends.

But the obstacles which should have hindered his assailants hindered Garnache even more at this juncture.