Synonyms of thwarting


1. frustration, thwarting, foiling, hindrance, hinderance, interference

usage: an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts


1. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"


1. frustrating, frustrative, thwarting, preventive (vs. permissive), preventative

usage: preventing realization or attainment of a desire

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