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English Dictionary: thwarted by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
thwarted
adj
  1. 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"
    Synonym(s): defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Thwart \Thwart\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thwarted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Thwarting}.]
      1. To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow
            thwarts the air. [Obs.]
  
                     Swift as a shooting star In autumn thwarts the
                     night.                                                --Milton.
  
      2. To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to
            contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat.
  
                     If crooked fortune had not thwarted me. --Shak.
  
                     The proposals of the one never thwarted the
                     inclinations of the other.                  --South.
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