Synonyms of dead end


1. cul, cul de sac, dead end, passage

usage: a passage with access only at one end

2. deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill, situation

usage: a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"


1. dead-end, inactive (vs. active)

usage: lacking opportunities for development or advancement; "stuck in a dead-end job"

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