|part of speech:
||an impediment to the success of something; negative feature; flaw.
- barrier, encumbrance, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, obstacle
- advantage, benefit
- similar words:
- catch, check, curb, defect, deterrent, disadvantage, downfall, fault, flaw, handicap, hitch, shortcoming, snag, stumbling block, weakness, wrinkle
||balk, bug, liability, penalty, vice