blocked

adjective
\ ˈbläkt How to pronounce blocked (audio) \

Definition of blocked

: affected by a psychological block

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Here's how the fantasy game will work: Players draft a team composed of a defensive special team, which earns points for blocked kicks, interceptions and points allowed. Marc Bona, cleveland.com, "Pro Football Hall of Fame to launch fantasy football game," 1 Aug. 2019 The blocked laws also included a requirement that doctors performing abortions be board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology. Washington Post, "Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws," 24 July 2019 The blocked laws also included a requirement that doctors performing abortions be board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology. Andrew Demillo, The Denver Post, "Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws," 24 July 2019 The blocked laws also included a requirement that doctors performing abortions be board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology. John Bacon, USA TODAY, "Arkansas judge blocks anti-abortion laws, saves state's only surgical abortion clinic," 24 July 2019 Restifo said the tower was not damaged by the fire, but looked dated and blocked views of the signs on the wall behind it. Bob Sandrick, cleveland.com, "Owner of Crossroads Market Plaza in downtown Strongsville spruces up the retail center," 17 June 2019 Batiste first reported the accident in a Twitter post at 8:44 a.m. The two left lanes of northbound I-5 remain blocked. Paige Cornwell, The Seattle Times, "Southbound I-5 near Tumwater closed for hours after collision involving semi-truck," 28 Nov. 2018 When Bank of America Stadium opened in 1996, the Carolina Panthers didn't imagine that fans would pay hundreds of dollars for a seat behind the player's bench, with a blocked view of the field. Steve Harrison, charlotteobserver, "NFL stadiums are more luxurious than ever. Here's how the Panthers could keep up.," 5 July 2018 Cunningham said this happens when a blood vessel suddenly becomes blocked, which starves the heart of blood and oxygen. Andrea K. Mcdaniels, baltimoresun.com, "Kevin Kamenetz lived a healthy lifestyle. How can someone in good shape suddenly die of cardiac arrest?," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of blocked

1898, in the meaning defined above

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