Thwarting Synonyms & Definitions

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• ThwartingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Thwart

• ThwartDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner.
  2. (v. t.) To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air.
  3. (a.) Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart.
  4. (n.) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat.
  5. (prep.) Across; athwart.
  6. (v. t.) To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat.
  7. (a.) Situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique.
  8. (a.) Fig.: Perverse; crossgrained.
  9. (v. i.) Hence, to be in opposition; to clash.

• ThwartinglyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a thwarting or obstructing manner; so as to thwart.