That it is apt to be hampered by material necessities or complicated by moral scruples? (not reviewed by editor)
Her faculty for adapting herself, for entering into other people's feelings, if it served her now and then in small contingencies, hampered her in the decisive moments of life. (not reviewed by editor)
To separate from these confused conceptions those most likely to advance the lady on her way, was Lily's obvious duty; but its performance was hampered by rapidly-growing doubts. (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.