What does thwarted mean?

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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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thwarted

    of Thwart

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How to say thwarted in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thwarted in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thwarted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of thwarted in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    When you are thwarted, you are the only one who can change that reality.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Xia Boyu:

    It's been a dream of mine for almost 40 years, in the past, it was thwarted by the weather, such as earthquakes and avalanches.

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