Nouns (8)

baulk, handicap, check, balk, impediment, deterrent, hinderance, hindrance
n. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

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Adjectives (1)

deterrent
adj. tending to deter; "the deterrent effects of high prices"

Fuzzynyms (13)

interference, hinderance, hindrance
n. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
discouragement
n. the act of discouraging; "the discouragement of petty theft"
roadblock, barrier
n. any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"
incumbrance, onus, encumbrance, load, burden
n. an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
limitation, restriction
n. a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"

Synonyms (15)

obstructive, impeding, hindering, clogging
adj. preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"
frustrative, thwarting, frustrating
adj. preventing realization or attainment of a desire
precautional, precautionary
adj. taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure; "gave precautionary advice"; "I would take precautionary steps to keep him away"
preclusive, obviating
adj. made impossible
pre-emptive, preemptive
adj. designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence; "a preemptive business offer"
prohibitory, prohibitive
adj. tending to discourage (especially of prices); "the price was prohibitive"

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