Adjective "Deadlocked" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Deadlocked


    Definition:

    1. a state in which progress is impossible, as in a dispute, produced by the counteraction of opposing forces; standstill; stalemate: The union and management reached a deadlock over fringe benefits.

    2. deadbolt.

    3. a maximum-security cell for the solitary confinement of a prisoner. verb (used with or without object)

    4. to bring or come to a deadlock.

    Origin:
    deadlock

    Examples:

    "talks can be deadlocked since dates."

    "talks can be deadlocked over issues."

    "talks can be deadlocked for weeks."

    "situations can be deadlocked at sights."

    "talks can be deadlocked over places."

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