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Dictionary entry overview: What does thwarted mean?
• THWARTED (adjective)
The adjective THWARTED has 1 sense:
1. disappointingly unsuccessful
Familiarity information: THWARTED used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions / their foiled attempt to capture Calais / many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers / his best efforts were thwarted
unsuccessful (not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome)
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