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hindrances, plural;
  1. A thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone
    • - a hindrance to the development process
    • - the visitor can wander around without hindrance

  1. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  2. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  3. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
  4. (Hindrances) In Buddhism, the five hindrances (Pali: '') are negative mental states that impede success with meditation (jhāna / bhāvanā'') and lead away from enlightenment (nibbāna). These states are: # Sensual desire (kāmacchanda): Craving for pleasure to the senses. ...
  5. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else; The state or act of hindering something
  6. (hindrances) the 5: nīvaraṇa (q.v.).
  7. Any condition that hinders or impedes the functioning of a significator.