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hang-up

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈhæŋ.ʌp/ informal
a permanent and unreasonable feeling of anxiety about a particular feature of yourself: sexual hang-ups He's one of these men who went bald very young and has a terrible hang-up about it.
Translations of “hang-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對自己某方面特點的)焦慮,煩惱…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对自己某方面特点的)焦虑,烦恼…
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