: an act or instance of removing or surpassing an obstruction or restriction; the overcoming of a stalemate.
: any significant or sudden advance, development, achievement, or increase, that removes a barrier to progress.
People really do say this to you.
People really do experience these.
It really does feel incredible.
You really do dance around your flat by yourself.
You really do drink a bottle of your favorite red wine in celebration.
You smile. Wide. And often. Much, much more often.