thwarting

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

thwarting

  1. present participle of thwart

NounEdit

thwarting ‎(plural thwartings)

  1. An instance of blocking or obstructing.
    • George Eliot
      [] the complicated probabilities of an arduous purpose, with all the possible thwartings and furtherings of circumstance, all the niceties of inward balance, by which a man swims and makes his point or else is carried headlong.
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