To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
To obstruct is to block or slow or cut off from view.
To receive a charge of ammunition
To obstruct or delay the progress of:
To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
(Archaic) To involve in or hamper with financial difficulties:
To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.
(Nautical) Of a ship, to get trapped by ice
(Statistics) To assign a weight to in a frequency distribution
To burden or oppress; weigh down.
To load; burden
To give help or relief (to); assist
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To remove obstructions from; clear:
Find another word for encumbering. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for encumbering, like: constraining, cumbering, restraining, taxing, saddling, overloading, oppressing, obstructing, loading, impeding and hindering.