Definition of stumbling block
1 : an obstacle to progress
2 : an impediment to belief or understanding : perplexity
Examples of stumbling block in a sentence
Lack of funds is a major stumbling block to the project.
My plans hit a stumbling block.
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STUMBLING BLOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stumbling block for English Language Learners
: something that stops you from doing what you want to do
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