Synonyms for Encumbrances:
stops, disadvantages, dampers, blockades, blockages, deterrents, entrapments, chokes, plugs, jams, Frustrations, stays, blocks, oppositions, complications, catches, obstacles, restrictions, dams, clogs, bungs, impasses, snags, mires, interruptions, bottlenecks, entanglements, cul-de-sacs, barriers, impediments, Delays, hindrances, tangles, Inhibitions, restraints, brakes, snarls, crimps, stoppages, constraints, obstructions, drags, hurdles.
Premiums, handicaps, abatements, Punishments, chastisements, drawbacks, discounts, fines, forfeitures, corrections, Judgments, burdens, retributions, Penalties, deductions, disciplines.
Usage examples for encumbrances
He had adopted the Revolution from a belief that the great mass of the people would be better off in the world without kings, nobility, or aristocrats; and having made himself firm in this belief, he used to the utmost his coarse, huge, burly power in upsetting these encumbrances on the nation. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope