blocked

adjective
\ ˈbläkt How to pronounce blocked (audio) \

Definition of blocked

: affected by a psychological block

Examples of blocked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The blocked ads do not use violent or jarring imagery. Michael Scherer, BostonGlobe.com, 25 July 2022 If Ukrainian ports remain blocked, grain silos won't be emptied and the new harvest may simply rot on the fields while millions go hungry. Tim Benton, CNN, 13 July 2022 The 5th Circuit—known to be one of the most conservative courts in the country—set a hearing for the week of September 12, meaning the mandate will remain blocked at least until then. Alison Durkee, Forbes, 27 June 2022 She was never tested for blocked blood vessels, something that increases someone's odds of another heart attack. Jyoti Madhusoodanan, Scientific American, 19 May 2022 These cells continue to build up over time, resulting in blocked pores, blackheads, ingrown hairs, and faded looking skin. The Salt Lake Tribune, 13 May 2022 In this case, the hollow fibers will become blocked and the filter will stop flowing water. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 5 Apr. 2020 Paschal had his most productive year as a senior, playing in 12 games and totaling 53 tackles, a team-high 15.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, one forced fumble, a blocked kick and led the Wildcats with eight quarterback hurries. Tony Garcia, Detroit Free Press, 30 Apr. 2022 The Lost City follows Bullock's Loretta, a successful but blocked romance novelist who, during her latest book tour with her handsome cover model, Alan (Channing Tatum), gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a jungle chase. Lauren Huff, EW.com, 24 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of blocked

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blocked was in 1898

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Last Updated

29 Jul 2022

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“Blocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blocked. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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