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hang-up

Definitions of hang-up
  1. noun
    an unforeseen obstacle
    synonyms: hitch, rub, snag
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    type of:
    obstacle, obstruction
    something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
  2. noun
    an emotional preoccupation
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    type of:
    preoccupation
    an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention
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