Definition of psychological block in English:

psychological block


  • another term for mental block
    • ‘Experts blame innumeracy on bad teachers, psychological blocks, and what mathematician Paulos calls ‘romantic misconceptions about the nature of mathematics.’’
    • ‘They offer specific guidelines to moving past the psychological blocks that prevent many from succeeding.’
    • ‘They tried to make me dance when I was seven and I have a terrific psychological block against dancing, and I hate dancing.’
    • ‘The trouble is, these kinds of psychological blocks aren't rational - you can't simply ‘pull yourself together‘.’
    • ‘It is in my judgment equally likely that he has some mental or psychological block that simply prevents him from considering any other point of view.’