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frustrated, past tense; frustrated, past participle; frustrates, 3rd person singular present; frustrating, present participle;
  1. Prevent (a plan or attempted action) from progressing, succeeding, or being fulfilled
    • - his attempt to frustrate the merger
  2. Prevent (someone) from doing or achieving something
    • - an increasingly popular way to frustrate car thieves
  3. Cause (someone) to feel upset or annoyed, typically as a result of being unable to change or achieve something
    • - it can be very frustrating to find that the size you want isn't there

  1. discouraging by hindering
  2. preventing realization or attainment of a desire
  3. (frustrated) defeated: disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"
  4. (frustration) the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
  5. (frustration) an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts
  6. (frustration) a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized; "her constant complaints were the main source of his frustration"
  7. Frustration is a common emotional response to opposition. Related to anger and disappointment, it arises from the perceived resistance to the fulfillment of individual will. The greater the obstruction, and the greater the will, the more the frustration is likely to be. ...
  8. (The Frustrated) The Frustrated is the ninth album by Japanese Rock/Pop band GLAY. It was released on March 24, 2004, and peaked at #2 at Oricon charts, with 241,485 copies sold. It was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).
  9. discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty
  10. (frustratingly) In a frustrating manner; in a manner that causes frustration
  11. (frustrated) foiled, stopped, disappointed; suffering from frustration; dissatisfied, agitated, and/or discontent because one is unable to perform an action or fulfill a desire
  12. (frustrated) when you try and try to do something and cannot, then you might feel frustrated.
  13. Frustration is, when a swift Planet would corporally join with a more ponderous, but before they can come to a Conjunction, the more weighty Planet is joined to another, and so the Conjunction of the first is frustrated, as Mercury in ten degrees of Aries, Mars twelve, Jupiter in thirteen of ...
  14. (Frustration) If you are dreaming of frustration it represents some things in your life that you find hard to cope with, and the frustration is coming out in your dream. ...
  15. (Frustration) an unexpected and unintentional event that makes the fulfillment of the terms of a contract impossible
  16. (frustration) Dissatisfaction: a feeling of disappointment, exasperation, or weariness caused by goals being thwarted or desires unsatisfied.
  17. (FRUSTRATION) Impotence, Obstinacy.
  18. (FRUSTRATION) Charterers when cancelling agreement sometimes quote "doctrine of frustration" i.e. vessel is lost, extensive delays.
  19. (FRUSTRATION) The feeling of disappointment or defeat. The condition that results when an impulse or an action is thwarted by an external or an internal force.
  20. (Frustration (GT)) Providing situations in which clients experience being stuck in frustration and then frustrating their avoidances still further until they are willing to mobilize their own resources.
  21. (Frustration) A mild form of anger.
  22. (Frustration) A state caused by "delay in reinforcement" (Bandura & Walters, 1963, p. 116).
  23. (Frustration) A state of the organism which results when the satisfaction of the motivated behavior is rendered difficult or impossible.
  24. (Frustration) Brain injuries may result in your having problems with frustrating events in daily life. Sometimes you won't be able to control your reaction and may need to yell, become aggressive, or throw something.
  25. (Frustration) Emotionalbehavior resulting from obstructed access to reinforcers. Frustration can precipitate aggressive responses.