AskDefine | Define thwarting

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thwarting adj : preventing realization or attainment of a desire [syn: frustrating, frustrative] n : an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts [syn: frustration, foiling]

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  1. present participle of thwart


  1. An instance of blocking or obstructing.

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