blocking

noun
block·​ing | \ ˈbläk-iŋ How to pronounce blocking (audio) \

Medical Definition of blocking

: 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 25 Oct. 2020.

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