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

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“Blocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blocking. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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