Any undertaking, idea, etc. that leads to nothing
A situation from which there seems no way to escape, move forward, etc.; an impasse
A tie between opponents in the course of a contest
A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
That or those remaining:
(Anatomy) A saclike cavity or tube open only at one end.
A confining or undesirable circumstance from which escape or relief is difficult:
(Medicine) Interruption or obstruction of a physiological function:
As much as fills a such a container.
A time of, or a state of affairs involving, great danger or trouble, often one which threatens to result in unpleasant consequences
The definition of a dilemma is a situation where there is no clear easy choice or answer.
(--- Informal) Something that repairs or restores; a solution:
The act of jamming or the condition of being jammed.
(Sports) The act of impeding another player in violation of the rules, as when a player impedes the progress of an opponent not in possession of the puck in ice hockey.
(Informal) A disagreeable or troublesome situation; a plight.
(Chess) The state in which the player to move is not in check but has no legal moves, resulting in a draw.
The definition of a breakthrough is overcoming something and having an achievement.
a street with only one way in or out
Find another word for impasse. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for impasse, like: blind alley, dead end, deadlock, standstill, cessation, obstacle, pause, rest, cul-de-sac, trap and block.