breaking point

noun

Definition of breaking point

  1. 1 :  the point at which a person gives way under stress

  2. 2 :  the point at which a situation becomes critical

  3. 3 :  the point at which something loses force or validity stretch the rules to the breaking point

Examples of breaking point in a sentence

  1. tensions between the two nations had risen to the breaking point

1865

First Known Use of breaking point

1865


Medical Dictionary

breaking point

noun

Medical Definition of breaking point

  1. :  the point at which a person gives way under stress



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