thwarted

69 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[θwˈɔːtɪd], [θwˈɔːtɪd], [θ_w_ˈɔː_t_ɪ_d]

Synonyms:

disappointed (adjective)

dashed, disappointed, disconcerted, discouraged, disheartened, disillusioned.

unsuccessful (adjective)

abortive, failed, foiled, fruitless, futile, ineffectual, pointless, unsuccessful, useless, vain.

hindered (verb)

baffled, barred, blocked, bottlenecked, braked, bunged, burdened, caught, checked, choked, clogged, complicated, congested, constipated, constrained, countered, cramped, crimped, crippled, curbed, dammed, delayed, detained, deterred, dragged, encumbered, entangled, entrapped, fettered, fouled, frustrated, hampered, hamstrung, handicapped, hindered, impaired, impeded, inhibited, interrupted, jammed, mired, obstructed, opposed, paralyzed, plugged, resisted, restrained, restricted, snagged, snarled, stayed, stopped, tangled.

Rhymes for Thwarted:

  1. purported, supported, reported, extorted, imported, retorted, transported;
  2. sorted, snorted, courted;
  3. deported, exhorted, contorted, assorted, escorted, distorted;
  4. unsupported, unreported;

Quotes for Thwarted:

  1. In perception of incongruous stimuli, recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics are generally observable in recognition of more conventional stimuli. Jerome Bruner.
  2. is easy for men to rise qualities are thwarted by poverty. Juvenal.
  3. Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes branches of a tree so that will grow better. Henri Matisse.