Definition of frustrated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//frʌˈstreɪtɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfrʌstreɪtɪd//
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  1. 1feeling annoyed and impatient because you cannot do or achieve what you want It's very easy to get frustrated in this job. His apathy just made her even more frustrated. frustrated at/with something They felt frustrated at the lack of progress. See related entries: Anger
  2. 2(of an emotion) having no effect; not being satisfied He stamped his foot in frustrated rage. frustrated desires
  3. 3[only before noun] unable to be successful in a particular career a frustrated artist
  4. 4not satisfied sexually
  5. Extra examples I’m starting to get frustrated. She sounded rather frustrated to me. Sometimes he gets really frustrated with his violin playing. This failure leaves the child depressed and frustrated. We were frustrated by the long delays. Airport workers were left to deal with the thousands of frustrated passengers. It’s very easy to get frustrated in this job. She gave a little frustrated sigh.
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