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Definition 1: nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where yips or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • to avoid the yips he changed his style of putting

(yips is a kind of ...) (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

"he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension" "stress is a vasoconstrictor"

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