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 couple dies trying to get out of a South Austin apartment with blocked exits and no smoke detectors. Cecilia Reyes, chicagotribune.com, 23 Apr. 2021 After spending years as UW Health's chief of cardiology, replacing heart valves and doing angioplasties to clear blocked arteries, Wolff has undergone a major procedure himself: a heart-kidney transplant. David Wahlberg, Star Tribune, 6 Feb. 2021 The blocked off-streets and the pedestrian traffic. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 24 Oct. 2020 Lod, 27, scored his first Minnesota United goal in this season’s second game, following up teammate Luis Amarilla’s blocked penalty kick way back in March. Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune, 6 Nov. 2020 Despite the usual open avenue following a blocked kick, the redshirt freshman had to finagle his way through a few Hilltoppers before leaping into the end zone. Evan Dudley, al, 17 Oct. 2020 Hartnett’s blocked punt return for a touchdown in the first quarter gave Florence an early 14-0 lead. Al.com Reports, al, 9 Oct. 2020 Picking off a pair of Bengals' passes to help get the offense going, the Eagles' defense also added a blocked kick and long return as well a big fourth-down stop to help swing the momentum. cleveland, 2 Oct. 2020 From a blocked number, Cashman called one of his mentors and favorite targets, Gene Michael, the former Yankees general manager and manager whose work had laid the foundation for four World Series teams. James Wagner, New York Times, 29 Sep. 2020

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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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6 May 2021

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“Blocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blocked. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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