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mental block

noun
1.
See block (sense 21)
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  • We place a mental block in your mind, but you outsmart us, and now you know our weakness.

    The Flying Cuspidors V. R. Francis
  • Her face was unreadable; her mental block was at its fullest force.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • The mental block remained firm and he succeeded in carrying on actual preparations for his departure in complete secrecy.

    The Man from Time Frank Belknap Long
  • But he found the girl a mental block to all thoughts of open, pitched battle on the shadowy, moonsilvered slopes.

    Master of the Moondog Stanley Mullen

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