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Synonyms for thwarted

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted(adj)

    disappointingly unsuccessful

    "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"

    Synonyms:
    disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, defeated

    Antonyms:
    successful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thwarted":

    foiled, aborted, frustrated, aborting, stymied, upset, counteracted, hampered

How to pronounce thwarted?

Alex
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Daniel
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How to say thwarted in sign language?

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#9423upset
#9704disappointed
#10565defeated
#13265frustrated
#27078aborted
#30796hampered
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#49060foiled
#61870aborting
#74292stymied
#122543counteracted
#206494discomfited

How to use thwarted in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    I do believe in PREDETERMINISM. That infers, I believe in the doctrine which states that all events/matters are predetermined/controlled/proven true or false by/with God/destiny/time. Besides, I also do believe that any of the predetermined events/matters can/will be thwarted/avoided/manipulated only by God's intervention/interference.

  2. Judicial Watch:

    Andrew Weisman, a key prosecutor on Robert Mueller’s team, praised Obama DOJ holdover Sally Yates after she lawlessly thwarted President Trump, how much more evidence do we need that the Mueller operation has been irredeemably compromised by anti-Trump partisans?

  3. Ben Glassman:

    Companies should see that Chinese officials are seeking to acquire their intellectual property, not only through hacking, but also through the recruitment of insiders, companies should also see that working together with federal law enforcement authorities, as in this case, those attempted thefts can be thwarted and foreign actors can be brought to trial for their actions.

  4. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Any attempt to harm our soldiers and civilians will be met with a determined response like the military action tonight that thwarted a terror attack.

  5. Charles Rwomushana:

    They thwarted his bid for the NRM ticket and thought that would kill his momentum, you will see more tear gas.


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