Synonyms of 'deadlock'
1 impasseDictionary, stalemate, standstill
Peace talks ended in a deadlock last month.
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The cessation of something is the stopping of it.
They would not agree to a cessation of hostilities.
Thesaurus for deadlock from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a dispute or series of negotiations reaches deadlock , neither side is willing to give in at all and no agreement can be made.