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tipping point Line breaks: tip|ping point

Definition of tipping point in English:


The point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
Example sentences
  • Brooding about this needless death, I reached the internal tipping point, where my guilt started to outweigh my pleasure.
  • Now it seems consumers may have reached their tipping point.
  • I'd just about reached the tipping point in my day's rooting allegiance - I'd have given it up for Colon in the ninth, but Luis Polonia beat me to the punch with a one-out single.
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