Sentence Examples with the word hindrance

One result was the unemployment dole, at first a necessity, but afterwards a hindrance to a return to normal life.

Whatever furthers us in our progress towards a knowledge of God is good; every hindrance is evil.

The Slovenes - clericals no less than progressives - became increasingly active in the Yugoslav movement, and their press began to demand the abandonment of the distinctive Slovene dialect as a hindrance to unity..

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In 1909 it was connected by railway with Khartum, and thus the hindrance to trade through the Blue Nile being scarcely navigable between January and June was overcome.

The greatest hindrance to its prosperity was the miscellaneous character of the population, partly Lacedaemonian and partly Athenian, who flocked to it under Pausanias.

Even now with every possible hindrance in the way of cultivation it is an important centre of fruit-growing.

Natasha apparently tried not to be a burden or a hindrance to anyone, but wanted nothing for herself.

For many years this southern projection of the northern wilderness was spanned by only one railway, and offered a serious hindrance to the development of the regions beyond; but settlements are now spreading to the north and rapidly filling up the gap between east and west.

Petya and Natasha on the contrary, far from helping their parents, were generally a nuisance and a hindrance to everyone.

The wet seasons that set in at the end of the 'seventies led to so much hindrance in the work on the land that the aid of steam was further called for, and it seemed probable that there would be a lessened demand for horse power.