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a change from better to worse

Synonyms for setback

an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes

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As a business leader, it's easy to take setbacks personally.
These setbacks are designed to minimize the amount of herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers that leach into surface waters and to maintain native riparian vegetation along the riverbanks, which helps prevent erosion and water turbidity.
Whether the subtler doctrine of "critical analysis" will experience similar setbacks in the courts, however, is another question.
When you so choose, you can transform every setback into a new opportunity.
Campbell Hall of North Hollywood's Jenson Turner suffered a 6-3, 6-2 setback to Santa Clara's Bijan Hejazi in his round-of-16 match.
He added: "I'm confident as long as I don't have any more setbacks or any muscular problems.
I'm confident, as long as I don't have anymore setbacks or any muscular problems, as a lot of people can have when they come back from long-term injuries," he said.
It was one setback too many for the midfielder who, having fought back to regain the affection of the club's supporters last season, feared he could no longer cope with the constant setbacks his weakened hamstrings were giving him.
Despite such setbacks, Joe and his associates (including two sons and two daughters who are part of the Family business) have built one of the largest recycling firms in North America--one that shows no signs of pulling back from its growth trend.
com) has come across many people who have converted daunting setbacks into incredible comebacks.
But in any movement, on a long-range basis, you're always going to have setbacks.
More recently, beach setbacks have been widely adopted as an effective long-term approach to addressing the impacts of beach erosion.
Barring any last-minute setbacks, Allison will return to the Kings' lineup tonight, about five weeks after sustaining significant ligament damage to his right knee.
It then discusses successes and setbacks for specific agents as they gained regulatory approvals or faced challenges owing to the emergence of study findings or potential generics competition.