[ UK /ɪmpˌɛdɪmˈɛntɐ/ ]
  1. any structure that makes progress difficult
  2. the baggage and equipment carried by an army
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How To Use impedimenta In A Sentence

  • ‘I want to prepare for my big raid,’ he explained on October 19 to a colonel in charge of supply, and with that Sherman arranged to send his impedimenta to the rear.
  • One must begin to question all of the bureaucratic impedimenta that a government-run space exploration program must carry with it when it tries to venture off the surface of the Earth.
  • These are all hinderances, clogs, and burdens, and, according to the proper Latin word, they are called impedimenta bellica. Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.
  • To effect this, the army should march, crossing the Koharee disencumbered of the 'impedimenta' of war, before daylight the 29th inst. The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.
  • I visited I-knit as a half-term treat a few weeks ago and was impressed by the range of publications and impedimenta on sale, more really than the yarn. - for example, a shawl pin with an ebony stick to secure it. St Patrick's Day
  • I followed behind somewhat encumbered by our impedimenta.
  • It's an unavoidably communal experience; no matter how pointedly you pile shopping bags and assorted impedimenta on the seat beside you, sooner or later someone's going to insist on initiating a conversation.
  • Somehow or another all concerned manage to avoid braining each other with guitars, mic stands and various other musical impedimenta.
  • Fifteen ponies are purchased to carry the baggage of the regiment; and the allowance for officers is only sufficient to allow Henry and me a bullock-trunk apiece, – rather different to our notions of the "impedimenta" of a regiment! Journal Kept During The Russian War: From The Departure Of The Army From England In April 1854, To The Fall Of Sebastopol
  • What happens when someone who's had a sex change, who is already receiving domestic partner benefits at work for his male partner, goes through sex reassignment surgery and acquires the physical impedimenta of the opposite sex?
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