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English noun: setback

1. setback (event) an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating


Synonymsblack eye, blow, reversal, reverse


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Narrower (hyponym)whammy









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