Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of INCUMBRANCE

Pronunciation:  in'kumbruns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  2. [n]  an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
  3. [n]  a charge against property (as a lien or mortgage)
 

INCUMBRANCE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: burden, encumbrance, encumbrance, encumbrance, hindrance, hitch, interference, load, onus, preventative, preventive
 
 See Also: charge, clog, concern, dead weight, fardel, headache, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, speed bump, vexation, worry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*cum"brance\, n. [See {Encumbrance}.] [Written
also {encumbrance}.]
1. A burdensome and troublesome load; anything that impedes
   motion or action, or renders it difficult or laborious;
   clog; impediment; hindrance; check. --Cowper.

2. (Law) A burden or charge upon property; a claim or lien
   upon an estate, which may diminish its value.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY