"Don't overestimate me," screams one director, driven to his breaking point by Wootton's antics.
Still, her exasperation over being a role model for the gay community seemed to be headed towards a breaking point.
The situation reached a breaking point around the time I was 8.
One day, after getting lost and arriving 20 minutes late to my audition, I hit my breaking point.
We all knew there had to be a breaking point some day, and that point is upon us.
From both sides tension was rapidly proceeding to the breaking point.
The same old Joe, but tenser now, strained almost to the breaking point.
Here, then, was the weak link in Ruiz Gregorio's chain twisted to the breaking point at the very outset.
There was the dullness that comes when grief has reached the breaking point.
It is a critical period,—she has reached the breaking point.
breaking point break·ing point (brā'kĭng)
The point at which physical, mental, or emotional strength gives way under stress.
The point at which a condition or situation becomes critical.