stymie - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stymie
Stymie is a negative word. Stymie means "tie me". i.e., prevent from moving forward.
sty- a sty in your eye blocks or prevents you from seeing
sounds a bit like stand in the way of.... which means preventing
consistent with the software company's STYle, Microsoft IE crashes all the time to thwart and block my internet browsing.
A <B>stye</B> is a blocked oil gland in the eyelid.
[sty=stay,mie=me];an obstacle stays me[block-hinder]
The stemmie left over from the downed Red Wood is in my way!
Stymie:Anything that makes me feel like a pygmy
stay in my way
WHY ME? always i have the obstacles in my path :(