HyperDic: hang-up

English > 2 senses of the word hang-up:
NOUNcognitionhang-upan emotional preoccupation / preoccupation
cognitionhang-up, hitch, rub, snagan unforeseen obstacle
English > hang-up: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn emotional preoccupation / preoccupation.
BroaderpreoccupationAn idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishcomplejo, cuelgue, lío emocional, trauma
Catalancomplex, trauma
English > hang-up: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn unforeseen obstacle.
Synonymshitch, rub, snag
Broaderobstacle, obstructionSomething immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
Spanishcomplicación, dificultad, impedimento, obstáculo, pega, problema, tropiezo
Catalancomplicació, dificultat, entrebanc, impediment, pega

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