Synonyms of 'gridlock'
1 traffic jamDictionaryThe streets are wedged solid with the traffic gridlock.
2 deadlockDictionary, halt, stalemateHe agreed that these policies will lead to a gridlock in the future.
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A halt is a very small station on a country railway line, which often consists only of a short platform and no building.
Air traffic has been brought to a halt.
If people are in a difficult position in which it is impossible to make any progress, you can refer to the situation as an impasse.
The company has reached an impasse in negotiations.
Thesaurus for gridlock from the Collins English Thesaurus
Gridlock is the situation that exists when all the roads in a particular place are so full of vehicles that none of them can move.