Synonyms of stumbling block in English:

stumbling block

See definition of stumbling block


1‘the language problem is a fundamental stumbling block’


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


advantage, benefit