from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A psychological or emotional difficulty or inhibition.
  • n. Informal An obstacle to smooth progress or development.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an emotional difficulty or a psychological inhibition; a complex
  • n. an unforeseen obstacle to progress; a hitch

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an emotional preoccupation
  • n. an unforeseen obstacle


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