Impeditive Im*ped"i*tive, a. [Cf. F. imp['e]ditif.] Causing hindrance; impeding. ``Cumbersome, and impeditive of motion.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • impeditive — adjective burdensome, conditional, cumbrous, deterrent, difficult, hindering, inhibitive, inhibitory, labyrinthine, limitative, limiting, onerous, preclusive, preventive, prohibitive, proscriptive, repressive, restrictive, suppressive Burton s… …   Law dictionary

  • impeditive — im·ped·i·tive …   English syllables

  • impeditive — /ɪmˈpɛdətɪv/ (say im peduhtiv) adjective Rare tending to impede …   Australian English dictionary

  • impeditive — (ˈ)im|pedəd.iv, əmˈp adjective Etymology: French impéditif, from Middle French impeditif, from Latin impeditus (past participle of impedire to impede) + Middle French if ive more at impede : tending to impede : hindering or being a hindrance :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hindrance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Hindrance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prevention prevention preclusion obstruction stoppage Sgm: N 1 embolus embolus Sgm: N 1 interruption interruption interception interclusion| Sgm: N 1 hindrance …   English dictionary for students

  • Impedimental — Im*ped i*men tal, a. Of the nature of an impediment; hindering; obstructing; impeditive. [1913 Webster] Things so impedimental to success. G. H. Lewes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preventive — I adjective alert, antidotal, antiseptic, arresting, aseptic, averting, blocking, careful, cautious, checking, counteractant, counteracting, defensive, deterrent, deterring, disinfectant, forestalling, germicidal, guarded, guarding, hindering,… …   Law dictionary

  • restricted — re·strict·ed adj: subject or subjected to restriction a restricted area restricted use Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. restricted …   Law dictionary

  • restrictive — re·stric·tive /ri strik tiv/ adj 1 a: of or relating to restriction b: serving or tending to restrict 2: prohibiting further negotiation re·stric·tive·ly adv re·stric·tive·ness n …   Law dictionary

  • burdensome — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, annoying, arduous, backbreaking, besetting, bothersome, crushing, cumbersome, cumbrous, demanding, distressing, effortful, encumbering, exacting, exhausting, exigent, forced, grievous, grinding, grueling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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