breaking point

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breaking point

n.
1. The point at which physical, mental, or emotional strength gives way under stress.
2. The point at which a condition or situation becomes critical.

breaking point

n
1. the point at which something or someone gives way under strain
2. the moment of crisis in a situation

break′ing point`


n.
1. the point at which a person, object, or structure collapses under stress.
2. the point at which a situation or condition becomes critical.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breaking point - (psychology) stress at which a person breaks down or a situation becomes crucial
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
tension, stress, tenseness - (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
2.breaking point - the degree of tension or stress at which something breaks
stress - (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body; "the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area"
Translations

breaking point

n
(Tech) → Festigkeitsgrenze f
(fig) she is at or has reached breaking pointsie ist nervlich völlig am Ende (ihrer Kräfte)

breaking point

[ˈbreɪkɪŋˌpɔɪnt] npunto di rottura (fig) (of person) → limite m di sopportazione