Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: thwarted  thwor-tid
  1. Disappointingly unsuccessful
    "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "his best efforts were thwarted"; "defeated expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "discomfited expectations and thwarted ambitions";
    - defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated
Verb: thwart  thwort
  1. Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    "thwart your opponent";
    - queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk

See also: unsuccessful

Type of: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Encyclopedia: Thwart