Definition of Thwarting

1. Noun. An act of hindering someone's plans or efforts.

Exact synonyms: Foiling, Frustration
Generic synonyms: Hinderance, Hindrance, Interference
Derivative terms: Foil, Frustrate, Thwart



2. Adjective. Preventing realization or attainment of a desire.
Exact synonyms: Frustrating, Frustrative
Similar to: Preventative, Preventive
Derivative terms: Frustrate

Definition of Thwarting

1. Verb. (present participle of thwart) ¹

2. Noun. An instance of blocking or obstructing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thwarting

1. thwart [v] - See also: thwart

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thwarting

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Literary usage of Thwarting

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1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"The Science of thwarting the Common Man, § 2, Finance in the Roman State. § 3. The Last Years of Republican Polictics. § 4. The Era of the Adventurer ..."

2. The Great War by George Henry Allen, Henry C. Whitehead, French Ensor Chadwick (1919)
"The German offensive along the Dvina: the Dvinsk sector and the failure of the German attacks; the situation before Riga and thwarting of the German efforts ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... that will strike Where 'tis prédominant. Wint. Tale, i, 2. And heal the harms of thwarting thunder blue, Or what the croas, dire-looking ..."

4. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom by Andrew Dickson White (1896)
"On the other hand, theological reasoning no less subtle was used in thwarting the malice of Satan. This idea, too, came from far. ..."

5. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom by Andrew Dickson White (1897)
"On the other hand, theological reasoning no less subtle was used in thwarting the malice of Satan. ..."

6. A history of the warfare of science with theology in Christendom by Andrew Dickson White (1896)
"On the other hand, theological reasoning no less subtle was used in thwarting the malice of Satan. This idea, too, came from far. ..."

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