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mental block

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmental blockmental blockFORGETUNDERSTANDa difficulty in remembering something or in understanding something I got a complete mental block as soon as the interviewer asked me a question. mental
Examples from the Corpus
mental blockWith the uh, mental block.She developed a complete mental block against her pregnancy, and concealed it until four days before she went into labour.Beware of becoming so fixated on this one position that you acquire a mental block against progressing further.Most of the blocks mentioned here are at the physical level, but the emotional and mental blocks are equally important.Spring focus: 2B Chuck Knoblauch claims he received help during the offseason with his mental block on routine throws.Their mocking faces caused a mental block - or a block somewhere else.
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