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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to obstacle:   (174 results)

Often used in the same context:
impediment, hurdle, stumbling block, hindrance, roadblock, challenge, drawback, pitfall, prerequisite, problem, bottleneck, hinderance, constraint, barrier, factor, difficulty, bugbear, irritant, conundrum, stepping stone, complication, threat, headache, dilemma, bugaboo, shortcoming, obstructions, determinant, chore, motivator, precondition, impossibility, distraction, danger, determiner, element, quandary, sine qua non, disadvantage, task, headwind, minefield, misconception, steppingstone, disincentive, hitches, setback, kink, accomplishment, thing, thorn, issue, overhang, nemesis, component, hazard, attraction, litmus test, concern, bane, imponderable, step, adversary, boon, facet, downsides, reason, encumbrance, aspect, plank, linchpin, avenue, snags, path, achilles heel, manifestation, objection, hassle, gauntlet, panacea, necessity, hot potato, hump, question, puzzle, paradox, possibility, nightmare, annoyance, way, hamper, stressor, contradiction, logjam, course, milestone, chokepoint, limitation, priority, wrinkle, breaker, requirement, obstacles, handicap, flaw, downside, impediments, hindrances, drawbacks, pusillanimous, challenging, dastardly, dishonourable, erratic, innovatory, mad, sinful, suggested, toughest, unsteady, uphill, abstemious, actual, adventurous, advocated, aimless, akratic, announced, anticipatory

More specific:
barrier, hang-up, hazard, hitch, hurdle, roadblock, rub, snag, stumbling block, stymie

Appears in the definition of:
., bridge, bump into, butt against, cheval-de-frise, chevaux-de-frise, concertina, distraction, hang-up, hazard, hinder, hitch, hurdle, impede, interfere, jar against, knock against, move around, overleap, remove, rub, run into, sheer, snag, span, stumbling block, trou-de-loup, vault

More general:
deterrent, handicap, hindrance, impediment, impedimenta, obstruction

Synonyms:
obstruction

Also try:
— Adjectives for obstacle: major, serious, great, greatest, main, chief, only, formidable, insurmountable, insuperable, biggest, more...

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See obstacle used in context: 18 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 28 definitions

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