EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

balking

  1. present participle of balk

NounEdit

balking ‎(plural balkings)

  1. A frustration or disappointment; a check.
    • 1928, Daniel Bell Leary, Modern Psychology, Normal and Abnormal: A Behaviorism of Personality
      This supernatural world is the world of fulfilled desire, the world where the balkings, the trials and tribulations, the sorrows and the sins are no more, and where life is as the personality would have it []
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