part of speech: verb

Sentence from text: His financial troubles hindered him from buying a home.

Definition verb : 1: to make slow or difficult the progress of : HAMPER

2: to hold back : PREVENT, CHECK : to delay, impede, or prevent action

Definition adjective : situated behind or in the rear : POSTERIOR

Synonyms: (verb) clog, cramp, embarrass, encumber, fetter, hamper, handcuff, handicap, hobble, hog-tie, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, short-circuit, stymie, tie up, trammel

Synonyms: (adjective) aft, after, back, hind, hindmost, posterior, rear, rearward

Antyonyms: (verbs) aid, assist, facilitate, help

Antyonyms: (adjective) anterior, fore, forward, front, frontal

Related forms of word: (verb) hindered; hindering; hinderer (noun)

My own sentence: I often find myself hindering when it comes to writing.

My sketch: None yet

First known use (verb): before the 12th century

First known use (adjective): 13th century

History and Etymology (verb): Middle English hindren, from Old English hindrian; akin to Old English hinder behind

History and Etymology (adjective): Middle English, from Old English hinder, adverb