HyperDic: stymy

English > 3 senses of the word stymy:
NOUNstatestymy, stymiea situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole
cognitionstymy, stymiea thwarting and distressing situation
VERBsocialstymy, obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, embarrasshinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
English > stymy: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole.
Synonymstymie
Broadersituation, positionA condition or position in which you find yourself
English > stymy: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA thwarting and distressing situation.
Synonymstymie
Broaderobstacle, obstructionSomething immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
Spanishdificultad, impedimento
English > stymy: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninghinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsobstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, embarrass
Narrowerbottleneckslow down or impede by creating an obstruction
checkBlock or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
filibusterobstruct deliberately by delaying
hangprevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
stonewallobstruct or hinder any discussion
Broaderprevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidKeep from happening / happening or arising
Spanishapenar, bloquear, dificultar, entorpecer, estorbar, impedir, obstaculizar, obstruir
Catalandificultar, obstaculitzar, obstruir

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