: affected by a psychological block

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 6-foot-6, 292-pound redshirt junior has eight tackles for losses, four QB hits, one forced fumble, a pass breakup and one blocked kick. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 29 Oct. 2022 An Ohio law banning virtually all abortions will remain blocked while a state constitutional challenge proceeds, a judge said Friday. CBS News, 7 Oct. 2022 An Ohio law banning virtually all abortions will remain blocked while a state constitutional challenge proceeds, a judge said Friday in a ruling that will allow pregnancy terminations through 20 weeks’ gestation to continue for now. Julie Carr Smyth, ajc, 7 Oct. 2022 The blocked kick wasn’t the first special teams trouble for the Grizzlies. Matt Lofgren, cleveland, 7 Oct. 2022 His blocked shot at the end of the third overtime at Brophy carried the Pumas into the final. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 2 Mar. 2022 The Alcorn State commit had 8 tackles, returned a blocked kick 53 yards and had a game-sealing interception in a 6-0 win over Williamson. Ben Thomas | Bthomas@al.com, al, 11 Sep. 2022 An al-Sadr supporter walks down a blocked road during a protest in the southern city of Basra on Monday. Khalid Razak, NBC News, 1 Sep. 2022 The quest includes a holocall that’s supposed to trigger progress through the main part of Cyberpunk 2077’s storyline, but some players found the call was silent and blocked progress of the game. Tom Warren, The Verge, 28 Jan. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blocked was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Blocked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blocked. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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