Noun(1) a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole(2) a thwarting and distressing situation
Verb(1) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
(1) the changes must not be allowed to stymie new medical treatments(2) This is a company trying to sell into large corporates and the chief financial officers are putting a stymie on spending.(3) German households can also stymie direct marketers by attaching ├ö├ç├┐no advertising├ö├ç├û stickers to their mailboxes.(4) And the proposals to add those taxes back in will only stymie growth and make it less possible for us to not only get rid of these deficits, but to make Social Security and Medicare sustainable.(5) A third said the low prices helped stymie imports from places like India, China and Ukraine.(6) Numerous studies have shown that many kinds of cancer cells overproduce this caspase inhibitor, apparently to stymie the cellular-suicide program called apoptosis.(7) This attitude stymies the acceptance of people with disability as valued community members and a healthier accommodation of disability in our own minds.(8) An Elizabethan playwright - Shakespeare himself - is stymied by writer's block until he discovers his muse.(9) A spouse who does not respond constructively to a Calderbank offer, whether a good offer as in this case or only one that is bad or indifferent, stymies whatever chance there is of settlement.(10) I'm now working out smarter and harder, busting through strength plateaus that had stymied my progress for years.(11) In the Dark Ages, in Europe, while the Inquisition reigned, progress was stymied .(12) But Mr Dempsey rejected the judge's claims that the Government had stymied the commission's work or had left the chairperson powerless.(13) He was strongly supported by local timber and mining workers, whose work was stymied by impassable roads and bridges leading to the timber and mining areas.(14) Decriminalization of cocaine and heroin, for instance, would probably be stymied by this, whatever its merits might be in your own opinion.(15) Group-think stymies open-mindedness, promotes feelings of superiority, and leads to prejudice and violence against non-members.(16) Reliance on the official rate also stymies discussion of an expansive full-employment policy that would take into account the uncounted unemployed and the under employed as well.
1. stymy ::
2. obstruct ::
3. embarrass ::
4. stymy ::
5. blockade ::
6. block ::
7. hinder ::
1. aid ::
2. assist ::
3. facilitate ::
4. help ::
Different Formsstymie, stymied, stymieing, stymies
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