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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
hinder
Definition:
In or at the rear.

Synonyms:

adjective
following
ensuing, pursuing, then, Seriate, later on, by and by, after a while, in the wake of, coming after, directly after, in search of, on the scent, coming next, in pursuit, next off.
posterior
hind, dorsal, retral, in back of.
rear
back, hindermost, mizzen, posterior, Tailer.
noun
impede
annul, arrest, bog down, box in, cage, cancel out, checkmate, circumscribe, close, contravene, corner, countervail, deadlock, debar, defeat, defer, deprive, derange, disallow, disappoint, end, exclude, filibuster, forbid, forestall, gag, go against, hedge, hold back, hold up, interpose, keep back, limit, muzzle, nullify, obviate, offset, outwit, overreach, pinion, postpone, preclude, prohibit, put back, shorten, shut out, silence, slow down, smother, snafu, spoil, stalemate, stall, stanch, stem, suspend, taboo, terminate, trammel, trap, withhold, set-back, hang up, tie up, fly in the face of, hang fire, interfere with, pit against, set against, conflict with, knock the props from under, be an impediment to, be an obstacle to, bind hand and foot, bring to a standstill, cause to delay, clash with, get in the way of, hold from, keep in bounds, knock the bottom out of, put the lid on, render difficult, stand in the way of, throw a monkey wrench into the works.
verb
control
subject.
de-motivate
dampen, daunt, depress, discourage, dishearten, disincline, dissuade, stifle, throttle, de-motivate.
disable
abrogate, anesthetize, benumb, botch, cramp, cripple, deaden, disable, disarm, dull, enfeeble, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hobble, impair, incapacitate, invalidate, lame, neutralize, paralyze, prostrate, sap, scotch, screw up, stun, stupefy, tamper, undermine, vitiate, weaken.
hinder
baffle, bar, block, bottleneck, brake, bung, burden, catch, choke, clog, complicate, congest, constipate, constrain, crimp, curb, dam, delay, detain, deter, drag, encumber, entangle, entrap, fetter, foul, frustrate, interrupt, jam, mire, plug, restrain, restrict, snag, snarl, stay, stop, tangle, thwart.
oppose
antagonize, challenge, check, conflict, confront, contradict, counter, counteract, counterattack, cross, defy, disagree, dispute, fight, impede, inhibit, intercept, interfere, meddle, object, obstruct, oppose, oppress, protest, rebuff, repel, repress, repulse, resist, suppress.
prevent, slow down
arrest, balk, bar, block, bottleneck, box in, burden, check, choke, clog, contravene, counteract, crab, cramp, crimp, cripple, curb, debar, delay, deter, encumber, fetter, frustrate, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hog-tie, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere, interrupt, louse up, muzzle, neutralize, obstruct, offset, oppose, preclude, prohibit, resist, shut out, snafu, stay, stop, stymie, terminate, thwart, trammel, retard, get in the way.
restrain
bind, bridle, collar, confine, constrict, control, leash, shackle, tether.
retain
conserve, hold, maintain, preserve, prevent, reserve, retain.
slow
crawl, creep, dawdle, linger, loiter, plod, poke, slow, trudge.
social
hinder, impede.
succeeding
following.
Examples of usage:
  1. But that doesn't hinder me from feelin' the same about it as I'd feel about somethin' I was used to." – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  2. A short time after, the weather began to clear again, which invited them to weigh anchor and put the ship under sail; but they made little way, that they might not hinder their sounding, which Whitelocke directed, the better to avoid the danger of the sands, whereof this coast is full. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  3. Well, sir, we won't hinder you. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  4. There are times when your mere glance would hinder me- would stand in my way"- " Yes, I know them. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  5. Did this conquest hinder or help them? – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton

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