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Obstacle
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Obstacle as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

7 August 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 18 answers for the crossword clue 'Obstacle', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Obstacle a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Obstacle as an answer itself some 93 times.

Obstacle is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Wednesday, 11 August 2021 with the answer being HURDLE, we also found HURDLE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BAR
The act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

RUB
The act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"

4 Letters

SNAG
An unforeseen obstacle

5 Letters

BLOCK Karen
The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

HITCH Howard
The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

6 Letters

HAZARD
An obstacle on a golf course

HURDLE
The act of jumping over an obstacle

7 Letters

BARRIER
A structure or object that impedes free movement

8 Letters

DRAWBACK
Use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)

HANDICAP
Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

9 Letters

HINDRANCE
The act of hindering or obstructing or impeding

IMPEDANCE
A material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

ROADBLOCK
A barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.

10 Letters

IMPEDIMENT
Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

STUMBLINGB

11 Letters

OBSTRUCTION
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"

13 Letters

INCONVENIENCE chris roberson
A difficulty that causes anxiety

14 Letters

STUMBLINGBLOCK
Any obstacle or impediment

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