Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
(Law) Annulment, change, or revocation, as of a lower court's decision
The period of time during which one is delayed.
Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
Something that impedes; a hindrance or obstruction.
The act of defeating an opponent:
(Countable) A circumstance in which a strongly held expectation is not met.
The amount of something lost:
Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
A return to a former state, especially after apparent improvement.
A repelling or being repelled
A timely blessing or benefit:
One that is successful:
Something that has been achieved, especially by means of skill or perseverance:
Advance is defined as a movement forward or an improvement.
A setback or reversal.
(Informal) Shame or dishonor, or a cause or source of this
A check is defined as a mark put next to something written down to show it has been verified or completed.
Find another word for setback. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for setback, like: hindrance, reversal, delay, difficulty, impediment, (colloq.) backset, defeat, disappointment, loss, obstacle and rebuff.