Simple Definition of sticking point
: something that people disagree about and that prevents progress from being made in discussions
Full Definition of sticking point
: an item (as in negotiations) resulting or likely to result in an impasse
Examples of sticking point in a sentence
The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.
First Known Use of sticking point
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