writer's block


writer's block

noun

: the problem of not being able to think of something to write about or not being able to finish writing a story, poem, etc.

Full Definition of WRITER'S BLOCK

:  a psychological inhibition preventing a writer from proceeding with a piece

First Known Use of WRITER'S BLOCK

1950

wri·ter's block

noun \ˈrīt-ərz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WRITER'S BLOCK

: a psychological inhibition preventing a writer from proceeding with a piece of writing

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