Synonyms of stumbling block in English:

stumbling block


See definition of stumbling block

noun

1‘the language problem is a fundamental stumbling block’

SYNONYMS

obstacle, hurdle, barrier, bar, hindrance, impediment, handicap, disadvantage, restriction, limitation

snag, hitch, catch, drawback, difficulty, problem, issue, weakness, defect, pitfall, complication

informal fly in the ointment, hiccup, facer

British informal spanner in the works

North American informal monkey wrench in the works

ANTONYMS

advantage, benefit