hang-up

Primary Meanings of hang-up

1.
n
an unforeseen obstacle
2.
n
an emotional preoccupation
Full Definitions of hang-up
1

n an unforeseen obstacle

Synonyms:
hitch, rub, snag
Type of:
obstacle, obstruction
something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
2

n an emotional preoccupation

Type of:
preoccupation
an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention

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