Breaking-point meaning

The point at which physical, mental, or emotional strength gives way under stress.
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The point at which a condition or situation becomes critical.
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The point at which material breaks under strain.
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The point at which one's endurance, self-control, etc. collapses under trial.
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(mechanics) The point at which the increasing strain in a material causes it to break.
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(figuratively) A moment of crisis, particulary one precipitated by a "last straw"
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