blocking

noun

block·​ing ˈbläk-iŋ How to pronounce blocking (audio)
: interruption of a trend of associative thought by the arousal of an opposing trend or through the welling up into consciousness of a complex of unpleasant ideas compare blockage sense b

Dictionary Entries Near blocking

Cite this Entry

“Blocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blocking. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!