To move a piece placing (an opponent's king) under threat of being taken on the next move with no way of escape or defense possible.
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To interfere with; thwart or obstruct:
Scotch is defined as to cut, wound or put an end to.
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To check or thwart by or as if by an obstacle.
To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
To keep from happening; avert:
To overcome, or get the better of, by cunning or cleverness
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To hamper is defined as to stop someone from doing something or stop something from progressing as it should.
To contravene is to go against or contradict.
(Med.) To prevent the transmission of impulses in (a nerve), esp. by anesthetizing
In or toward the future:
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To entangle in or as in a trammel
To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
Find another word for thwarted. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for thwarted, like: foiled, defeated, disappointed, frustrated, checkmated, discomfited, bilked, baffled, crossed, scotched and spoilt.