HyperDic: setback

English > 1 sense of the word setback:
NOUNeventsetback, reverse, reversal, blow, black eyean unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes
setback > pronunciation
Soundsseh'tbae.k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > setback: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningAn unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.
Synonymsreverse, reversal, blow, black eye
NarrowerwhammyA serious or devastating setback
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishadversidad, contratiempo, descalabro, percance, revés, tropiezo
Catalanadversitat, contratemps, ensopegada, percaç, revés
Verbsset backslow down the progress of

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