hindered (part of speech: verb)
crippled, blocked, thwarted, burdened, countered, congested, detained, opposed, baffled, inhibited, curbed, snarled, obstructed, hampered, crimped, fettered, delayed, fouled, constipated, mired, hamstrung, constrained, complicated, dragged, entrapped, tangled, clogged, snagged, paralyzed, stopped, braked, handicapped, deterred, resisted, restrained, hindered, stayed, bunged, frustrated, barred, impeded, bottlenecked, choked, jammed, plugged, encumbered, checked, impaired, cramped, restricted, entangled, caught, interrupted
- They have thus dammed all the larger lakes, raising their broad surfaces many feet, thus turning the forces of Nature against herself, that they might float their spoils out of the country. - "Canoeing in the wilderness", Henry David Thoreau.
- And when they had picked their way over the rough shingle to the water, she said in another passionate outburst, as if nature dammed for a long time were pouring itself forth in torrent:- " Pain! - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
- The very minor circumstance of their landlady being in the room dammed a flood. - "Lord Ormont and his Aminta, v4", George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English.