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 the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli. Jerome Bruner.
  2. It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. Juvenal.
  3. Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that it will grow better. Henri Matisse.