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Definition of Obstacle

Obstacle

  1. That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; a hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral.

Obstacle Quotations

The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
Clement Clarke Moore

The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language.
Christopher Dawson

The original 'Hobbit' was never intended to have a sequel - Bilbo 'remained very happy to the end of his days and those were extraordinarily long': a sentence I find an almost insuperable obstacle to a satisfactory link.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Urgent optimism is the desire to act immediately to tackle an obstacle, combined with the belief that we have a reasonable hope of success.
Jane McGonigal
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Obstacle Translations

obstacle in Dutch is hinderpaal, beletsel, hindernis
obstacle in German is Hindernis
obstacle in Italian is ostacolo
obstacle in Latin is impedimentum
obstacle in Swedish is hinder
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