Definition of Hamperer
1. one that hampers [n -S] - See also: hampers
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Literary usage of Hamperer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1893)
"Your truth is a sad hamperer of genius, was the answer a famous story-teller used to give to all such impertinent questions; and surely tis the cruellest ..."
2. Modern Progress and History: Addresses on Various Academic Occasions by James Joseph Walsh (1912)
"The Church that so many set down as the hamperer of human advance was the mother of progress, the patroness of the arts, the protector of litera- ..."
3. Health Through Will Power by James Joseph Walsh (1919)
"Self-pity is ever a serious hamperer of resistive vitality. A great many things in modern life have distinctly encouraged this practice of self-pity and ..."