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hang–up

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hang–up

  1. a source of persistent emotional distress <low self-esteem is only one of his many hang-ups> Synonyms affliction, hang-up, terror, tormentRelated Words bête noire, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear, hobgoblin, ogre




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