impediment / ɪmˈpɛd ə mənt /


impediment 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. obstruction; hindrance; obstacle.
  2. any physical impairment or condition that impedes normal, fluent, or easy speech; a speech disorder.
  3. Chiefly Ecclesiastical Law. a bar, usually of blood or affinity, to marriage: a diriment impediment.
  4. Usually impediments. impedimenta.

impediment 近义词

n. 名词 noun

obstruction, hindrance


  1. Overall, we consider these to be minor impediments because a rechargeable warmer’s heating time is guaranteed to be longer than a chemically activated option, and the custom control is far greater than a lighter fluid-filled hand warmer.
  2. The sympathy created by his fake impediment lands the job for him.
  3. You would never guess that a few years ago, Gorman was struggling with a speech impediment.
  4. One thing you may not have known is that Gorman overcame a speech impediment.
  5. He insisted that money was not an impediment for state-run vaccination programs.
  6. The edict says “any persons that can express any legal impediment can denounce” the nuptials.
  7. Despite the legal impediment, Hamza convinced Traverso to marry him.
  8. The traffic, as in all of Los Angeles, is a serious impediment.
  9. One obvious impediment is the difficulty of getting into the country.
  10. The war has been a constant impediment to their grand tourism plans.
  11. Wood may be cut close to the beach, and embarked without impediment.
  12. The unfortunate gentleman had an impediment in his speech, and this was noted down as proving him to be a German, of course!
  13. They are an impediment to the progress of knowledge, only when they are permanently acquiesced in.
  14. It is here that the only practical impediment occurs to the passage of heavy shipping, between Buffalo and Chicago.
  15. Religion is the greatest impediment to the progress of human happiness.