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Definition of Impediment

Impediment

  1. That which impedes or hinders progress, motion, activity, or effect.
  2. To impede.

Impediment Quotations

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words. - Thomas Reid
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
Thomas Reid

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.
Jimmy Durante

No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.
Sophocles

I was a good student, but a speech impediment was causing problems. One of my teachers decided that I couldn't pronounce certain words at all. She thought that if I wrote something, I would use words I could pronounce. I began writing little poems. I began to write short stories, too.
Walter Dean Myers

Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Impediment Translations

impediment in Latin is impedimentum
impediment in Norwegian is hinder
impediment in Spanish is impedimento
impediment in Swedish is hinder
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