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thwarted

See definition of thwarted on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeaten
  • as indisappointed
  • as inunsuccessful

synonyms for thwarted

  • humbled
  • overpowered
  • overwhelmed
  • routed
  • baffled
  • bested
  • circumvented
  • conquered
  • cowed
  • crushed
  • disappointed
  • discomfited
  • disheartened
  • frustrated
  • licked
  • mastered
  • overcome
  • overthrown
  • ruined
  • subjugated
  • surmounted
  • undone
  • vanquished
  • worsted
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How to use thwarted in a sentence

Lady Hartledon was not to be thwarted on all points, and she insisted on a ceremonious christening.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
In a strong man's love for his home and his mate was it rooted, and drew therefrom the wormwood of love thwarted and spurned.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
In story-writing the lover should, or usually does, fling himself off the scene when his attempt at love-making is thwarted.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
A God who enjoys a power which nothing in the world can resist, can He apprehend that His intentions could be thwarted?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Bought off and thwarted in Lombardy, he came towards Lucca, which the Lucchesi exiles again offered to buy from him.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Years afterwards Nelson spoke feelingly of the bitter mental anguish of that protracted and oft-thwarted pursuit.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
This myth may refer to the ravages of a winged demon of disease who was thwarted by the sacrifice of an ox.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
God thwarted the well-laid plans that had been made to wreck and rob the train.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
I knew that there never would, never could, come another such time, but Elodia thwarted my effort to hold it a moment longer.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
Thetis, thus thwarted, abandoned both husband and child in disgust, and went back to her native element.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THWARTED

  • baffled
  • bested
  • circumvented
  • conquered
  • cowed
  • crushed
  • disappointed
  • discomfited
  • disheartened
  • frustrated
  • humbled
  • licked
  • mastered
  • overcome
  • overpowered
  • overthrown
  • overwhelmed
  • routed
  • ruined
  • subjugated
  • surmounted
  • thwarted
  • undone
  • vanquished
  • worsted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.