Hassle vs Obstacle - What's the difference?

hassle | obstacle |


As nouns the difference between hassle and obstacle

is that hassle is trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems while obstacle is something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress.

As a verb hassle

is to trouble, to bother, to annoy.

hassle

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.
  • I went through a lot of hassle to be the first to get a ticket.
  • A fight or argument.
  • An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.
  • Verb

    (hassl)
  • To trouble, to bother, to annoy.
  • The unlucky boy was hassled by a gang of troublemakers on his way home.
  • To pick a fight or start an argument.
  • Anagrams

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    obstacle

    English

    (Obstacle course)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress
  • A big obstacle to understanding the manual was that it had been poorly translated from the Japanese.

    Synonyms

    * impediment * hindrance * hurdle * See also