Synonyms for hang-up

Synonyms for (noun) hang-up

Synonyms: snag, rub, hang-up, hitch

Definition: an unforeseen obstacle

Similar words: obstacle, obstruction

Definition: something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted

Usage: lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement; the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education; the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan


Synonyms: hang-up

Definition: an emotional preoccupation

Similar words: preoccupation

Definition: an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention