impedimentɪmˈpɛd ə mənt
hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap (noun)
something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta (noun)
any structure that makes progress difficult
A hindrance; that which impedes or hinders progress.
Baggage, especially that of an army; impedimenta