Meaning of BLOCKAGE in English


ˈbläkij, -ēj noun

( -s )

Etymology: block (II) + -age

: an act or instance of obstructing : the state of being blocked: as

a. : blockade 1a, 2c

b. : blocking I 4

c. : internal resistance of an individual to understanding a communicated idea, to learning new material, or to adopting a new mode of response because of existing habitual ways of thinking, perceiving, and acting — compare blocking 3

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