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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sticking pointnoun

    a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal

Wiktionary

  1. sticking pointnoun

    A disputed issue or state of affairs that causes an interruption or outright impasse in progress towards some goal or resolution, especially in negotiation or argumentation.

  2. sticking pointnoun

    The point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking-place.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sticking point in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sticking point in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sticking point in a Sentence

  1. Rick Roth:

    To say that one particular issue is a sticking point to a potential deal just isn’t based in reality.  A number of very serious issues remain for countries to negotiate.

  2. Ben May:

    The antipathy towards more austerity with the general public and (Greek governing party) Syriza is a major sticking point and means a quick resolution is unlikely if it means Greece has to capitulate.

  3. Scott Snyder:

    These sanctions, on paper, would quarantine the North Korean economy from the international community, but it’s possible that what may happen, is North Korean trade with China is simply moved off the books, it’s really implementation and enforcement that remains the critical sticking point.

  4. Rick Roth:

    To say that one particular issue is a sticking point to a potential deal just isn't based in reality. A number of very serious issues remain for countries to negotiate.

  5. Robert Kaestner:

    The real sticking point.

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