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frus·trate

 (frŭs′trāt′)
tr.v. frus·trat·ed, frus·trat·ing, frus·trates
1.
a. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart: A persistent wind frustrated me as I tried to rake the leaves.
b. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in: She was frustrated by his inability to remember her birthday.
2. To prevent from coming to fruition or fulfillment; render ineffectual: frustrated his ambition; frustrated their scheme for reform.

[Middle English frustraten, from Latin frūstrārī, frūstrāt-, from frūstrā, in vain.]

frus′trat′er n.
frus′trat′ing·ly adv.

frustrated

(frʌˈstreɪtɪd)
adj
having feelings of dissatisfaction or lack of fulfilment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frustrated - 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"
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome

frustrated

adjective disappointed, discouraged, infuriated, discontented, exasperated, resentful, embittered, irked, disheartened, carrying a chip on your shoulder (informal) She felt frustrated and angry.
Translations
تَعيس، مُحْبَطخائِب، فاشِلمَخَيَّب
frustrovanýotrávenýzklamanýznechucený
frustreret
turhautunut
frustriran
frusztrált
vonsvikin; vansæll; ófullnægîurvonsvikinn; uppgjafa-
挫折した
좌절한
frustrovaný
nezadovoljen
frustrerad
ท้อแท้
chán nản

frustrated

[frʌˈstreɪtɪd] adj [person] → frustré(e)
to get frustrated (= annoyed) → être agacé(e)

frustrated

adjfrustriert; I get frustrated when people criticize my workes frustriert mich, wenn meine Arbeit kritisiert wird; he’s a frustrated poet/intellectualer wäre gern ein Dichter/Intellektueller

frustrated

[frʌˈstreɪtɪd] adj (person) → frustrato/a; (effort) → reso/a vano/a
he's a frustrated artist → è un artista mancato
I got more and more frustrated with it → ci sono impazzito

frustrate

(fraˈstreit) , ((American) ˈfrastreit) verb
1. to make (someone) feel disappointed, useless etc. Staying at home all day frustrated her.
2. to make useless. His efforts were frustrated.
fruˈstration noun
frusˈtrated adjective
1. disappointed; unhappy; not satisfied. She is very unhappy and frustrated as a teacher.
2. unable to have the kind of job, career etc that one would like. Literary critics are often frustrated writers.

frustrated

مَخَيَّب frustrovaný frustreret frustriert απογοητευμένος frustrado turhautunut frustré frustriran frustrato 挫折した 좌절한 gefrustreerd frustrert sfrustrowany frustrado расстроенный frustrerad ท้อแท้ engellenmiş chán nản 失落的

frustrated

a. frustrado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Every effort to detect the point most regarded by the runner was completely frustrated by the tremulous glances of his organs, which seemed not to rest a single instant on any particular object, and which, at the same time, could be hardly said to move.
Her first cautious resolution to pass many days together in unsuspected observation of the house opposite before she ventured herself inside was entirely frustrated by the turn events had taken.
The little light he possessed spread its beams so narrowly, that frustrated belief was a curtain broad enough to create for him the blackness of night.
But Richard's good intentions towards the bold Outlaw were frustrated by the King's untimely death; and the Charter of the Forest was extorted from the unwilling hands of King John when he succeeded to his heroic brother.
If there be an object to HURRY any of you in hot haste to a step which you would never take DELIBERATELY, that object will be frustrated by taking time; but no good object can be frustrated by it.
Both of them are comprised in the articles of Confederation, with this difference only, that the former is disembarrassed, by the plan of the convention, of an exception, under which treaties might be substantially frustrated by regulations of the States; and that a power of appointing and receiving "other public ministers and consuls," is expressly and very properly added to the former provision concerning ambassadors.
The Gospel of Three Dimensions must not be thus frustrated.
Alas, it shows how little notion you can have of all it has cost me to effect a purpose so unexpectedly frustrated, that you talk of beginning over again.
Because he, having a lofty spirit and far-reaching aims, could not have regulated his conduct otherwise, and only the shortness of the life of Alexander and his own sickness frustrated his designs.
He had proceeded with wisdom and from the most righteous motives under heaven's blue only to be frustrated by hateful circumstances.
For if he gave notice that he was going, his mother, he knew, would insist on fetching from her box of guineas the three she had always promised him as his share; indeed, in his original plan, he had counted on this as a means by which the theft would be discovered under circumstances that would themselves speak for his innocence; but now, as I need hardly explain, that well- combined plan was completely frustrated.
It was known throughout the two parishes that the squire's plan had been frustrated because the Poysers had refused to be "put upon," and Mrs.