hindering (part of speech: verb)
entrapping, complicating, frustrating, miring, impeding, choking, braking, burdening, constipating, blocking, fettering, staying, plugging, obstructing, bottlenecking, baffling, tangling, crimping, entangling, restricting, snagging, restraining, stopping, clogging, barring, damming, resisting, bunging, deterring, hindering, inhibiting, checking, snarling, handicapping, encumbering, jamming, constraining, thwarting, catching, opposing, detaining, burdensome, dragging, paralyzing, bottleneck, curbing, hamstringing, interrupting, congesting, crippling, hampering, countering, fouling, impairing, cramping
slow (part of speech: adjective)
slowing (part of speech: verb)
interrupting (part of speech: verb)
hesitating (part of speech: verb)
- His main count was the injustice done to California by delaying her admittance, and making it dependent upon other issues; but he made almost as strong a point against the effort to settle the claims of Texas to New Mexican territory. - "Thomas Hart Benton", Theodore Roosevelt.
- How, then, fathom Jenny's mood for delaying? - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- They believed that the Kiowas were delaying the attack with the hope of catching them off their guard. - "Three Sioux Scouts", Elmer Russell Gregor.