Definition of mental block in English:

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mental block

Pronunciation: /ˈmen(t)l bläk/


An inability to recall some specific thing or perform some mental action.
Example sentences
  • The students were asked to leave their footwear outside the hall along with their inhibitions and mental blocks.
  • This sort of a mental block, in fact, makes them hesitant to come out of their shell in classroom situations.
  • There are plenty of fighters in the boxing world who seem to have mental blocks or even vendettas against fighters they've fought numerous times, especially if they lost a title to them.

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Syllabification: men·tal block

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