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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwartedadjective

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "thwarted":

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

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#10565defeated
#13265frustrated
#27078aborted
#30796hampered
#42492thwarted
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#74292stymied
#122543counteracted
#206494discomfited

How to use thwarted in a sentence?

  1. Ken Falk:

    We are extremely pleased that Indiana's attempt to violate women's basic rights has been thwarted, this law attempted to do exactly what Supreme Court precedent said could not be done : invade a woman's privacy rights by preventing her from deciding whether to obtain a pre-viability abortion.

  2. Emily Benfer:

    Any meaningful pandemic mitigation strategy must include robust rent relief and eviction moratoria, or interventions will be thwarted.

  3. Erich Pratt:

    Anti-gun advocates are clearly frustrated. They want guns banned, but they have been thwarted in the past, so they are looking for alternative means.

  4. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    God's plan or agenda has never been thwarted and it can never be thwarted by anyone or any force. Yes! And so, God's plan or agenda for your life cannot be thwarted. I mean, with time whatever God has planned for you must surely come to pass. Although, you may be challenged presently. But, sooner or later God will certainly cause his plan or agenda for your life to have its way and take or run its full course. ~Emeasoba George

  5. Frederick Bastiat:

    It must be admitted that the tendency of the human race toward liberty is largely thwarted, especially in France. This is greatly due to a fatal desire -- learned from the teachings of antiquity -- that our writers on public affairs have in common: They desire to set themselves above mankind in order to arrange, organize, and regulate it according to their fancy.


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