And of all the excited performers-elect none was so excited as Anne Shirley, who threw herself into the undertaking heart and soul, hampered as she was by Marilla's disapproval. (not reviewed by editor)
Marilla felt helplessly that all this should be sternly reproved, but she was hampered by the undeniable fact that some of the things Anne had said, especially about the minister's sermons and Mr. Bell's prayers, were what she herself had really thought deep down in her heart for years, but had never given expression to. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather
We want to suggest standard best practices without hampering creative adjustment to local circumstances.
When children don`t get enough sleep, it hampers our efforts in the classroom.
With the hampering help of my sisters I made the little doghouse.
Wilson Rawls -- Where the Red Fern Grows
He is still playing, but is obviously hampered by the sprained ankle.
The paper said Granma and Granpa was selfish, and being that way was total hampering me for the rest of my continual life.
Forest Carter -- Education of Little Tree
Nearly all of his father`s presents were given with reservations which hampered their value somewhat.