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See definition of foiled on Dictionary.com
  • as indisappointed
  • as indone for
  • as infrustrated
  • as inhandicapped
  • as inrestricted
  • as inunsuccessful

synonyms for foiled

  • balked
  • beaten
  • complaining
  • defeated
  • depressed
  • disconcerted
  • discontented
  • discouraged
  • disenchanted
  • disgruntled
  • disillusioned
  • dissatisfied
  • distressed
  • down
  • frustrated
  • objecting
  • thwarted
  • upset
  • vanquished
  • worsted
  • aghast
  • chapfallen
  • crestfallen
  • despondent
  • down in the dumps
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • hopeless
  • shot down
  • taken down
  • unhappy
  • unsatisfied

antonyms for foiled

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  • calm
  • cheerful
  • comforted
  • contented
  • enchanted
  • encouraged
  • fulfilled
  • happy
  • heartened
  • pleased
  • satisfied
  • unworried
  • delighted
  • excited
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How to use foiled in a sentence

I’m thinking this moment might be ideal to dig deep, to discover a new way to understand and be with isolation, disappointment, foiled plans, and aspirations—and, yes, chronic uncertainty.
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At least two of these militia members were later arrested for the foiled plot to kidnap Whitmer.
WHY MILITIAS ARE SO HARD TO STOPKALEIGH ROGERSMAY 18, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Now, jealousy and perception awoke together—at one sweeping glance backward, she saw herself slighted—foiled—duped!
ALONEMARION HARLAND
He is a dangerous man, and will be more dangerous after being again foiled by me as he has been to-day.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
They were foiled by the valour of the British seamen who, under a heavy fire, grappled the blazing ships and towed them ashore.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Feinting with his left, the Mauler clinched heavily with his right, but Ralph foiled the attack with a clever half-nelson.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1914VARIOUS
The attempt was foiled, but night had fallen before Gary found where the liquor was hidden.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
Foiled in this attempt they began to pelt them with garbage, so that soon their white robes were stained and filthy.
FAIR MARGARETH. RIDER HAGGARD
That was hateful; but it seemed worse when she thought of a woman commanding the faculty and consenting to be duped and foiled.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Utterly as this plan was foiled in the future, it was far from being the wild dream which it has often been considered.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
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