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Imply ObstructionPlay
Use 'hamper' when something slows down progress or creates obstacles, not just any difficulty. SlideThe lack of funding hampered the new school's construction.
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Negative SituationsPlay
Hamper is used in negative contexts, suggesting problems or challenges. SlideThe constant interruptions hampered her ability to concentrate.
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Active HindrancePlay
'Hamper' implies an active hindrance rather than a passive one. SlideThe bad weather didn't just complicate the trip; it actively hampered our plans.