Benefit and Hindrance


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Benefit noun – A thing that helps.
Usage example: it would be a real benefit if you could keep track of what you have already bought

Hindrance is an antonym for benefit in topics: advantage, event to raise money.
Nearby Words: beneficial, benefaction, beneficent, benefited, beneficence
Antonyms for Benefit


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Hindrance noun – Something that makes movement or progress difficult.
Usage example: made a survey of all the hindrances to wheelchair access, such as curbs and stairs

Benefit is an antonym for hindrance in topics: obstacle, obstruction.
Nearby Word: hinder
Antonyms for Hindrance
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How words are described

selfish selfish benefit selfish hindrance
actual actual benefit actual hindrance
real real benefit real hindrance
massive massive benefit massive hindrance
Other adjectives: great, little, slight, main, major, minor, additional, significant.

Both words in one sentence

  • Gag Penis The series as a whole involves his attempts to lose his virginity, and his endowment is seen as both a benefit and a hindrance toward that goal.
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  • When his son, currently a senator and running for the Vice Presidency in the 2016 elections, was interviewed about his family name being a hindrance or a benefit to win the elections, he said with confidence that it's the latter.
  • Series / BattleBots While cool, they turned out to be unmaneuverable and more of a hindrance than a benefit.
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Hindrance and Benefit. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 25, from
Benefit & Hindrance. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 May. 2022. <>.
Hindrance or Benefit. 2016. Accessed May 25, 2022.

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