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deterrent  hindrance  impediment  balk  baulk
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Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress WordNet 3.0
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Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Something that deters. Wiktionary
Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else. Wiktionary
Something which hinders. Wiktionary (translation)
A hindrance; that which impedes or obstructs progress. Wiktionary
Hindrance; that which impedes progress. Wiktionary (translation)
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High-heeled shoes may be fashionable, but they can also be a hindrance to walking. Wiktionary
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