sticking point

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sticking point

n.
A point, issue, or situation that causes or is likely to cause an impasse.

sticking point

n
a problem or point on which agreement cannot be reached, preventing progress from being made
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sticking point - a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal
detail, item, point - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
Translations

sticking point

[ˈstɪkɪŋˌpɔɪnt] N (fig) → punto m de fricción

sticking point

[ˈstɪkɪŋˌpɔɪnt] n (fig) → punto di stallo, impasse f inv
References in classic literature ?
On his a third time renewing his request, I plainly perceived that something must be done, or my visage was ruined for ever; I therefore screwed up my courage to the sticking point, and declared my willingness to have both arms tattooed from just above the wrist to the shoulder.
She needed the sun to mellow and temper her mood to the sticking point.
As for me, I was consumed by a secret and burning desire to ask the Story Girl if I might see HER home; but I could not screw my courage to the sticking point.
TEHRAN, March 17 (KUNA) -- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said Tuesday that Tehran and P5+1 have resolved over 90 percent of the sticking points in their talks on Iran's nuclear program.
Hearn explained: "One of the sticking points was that it is the same night as Golovkin against Murray and Sky were a little unsure.
8221; These sticking points lead to misunderstanding, irritation, and stereotyping that hurts results and gets teams stuck.
Despite a few key sticking points not yet resolved through 15 negotiating rounds, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is likely to come into force in the next year.
But the plan faces pushback from state lawmakers worried about potential conflicts of interest and other sticking points.
Leaders of the House and Senate were at odds on Friday over the reasons for not reaching agreement about funding the federal government for the next six months to avert a federal shutdown by midnight as spending cuts and federal funding for the women's health organization emerged as key sticking points.
Outlining nine sticking points, author Jay Abraham hopes to help business leaders and their business endure a rough economy.
One of the key sticking points in reaching agreement is the opening of Gaza's borders.
And the sticking points seem trivial when the lack of a budget means thousands of people's paychecks are late and services to many others are disrupted.