Hyphenation of obstacle

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word obstacle? This word can be hyphenated and contains 3 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of obstacle:

Something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
Lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement The poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education The filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan
An obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)

Synonyms of obstacle:

noun obstruction, hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap
noun obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta

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