frustrating


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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.

frustrating

(frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ)
adj
upsetting, difficult, tiring, or annoying
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frustrating - discouraging by hindering
discouraging - depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action; "where never is heard a discouraging word"
2.frustrating - preventing realization or attainment of a desire
preventative, preventive - tending to prevent or hinder
Translations
frusztráló
neprijetno

frustrating

[frʌsˈtreɪtɪŋ] ADJfrustrante
how frustrating!¡qué frustrante!

frustrating

[frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ] adj
[situation, job] → frustrant(e)
[day] → démoralisant(e)

frustrating

adjfrustrierend; it’s so frustratingdas ist alles so frustrierend, so ein Frust (inf)

frustrating

[frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ] adj (job) → frustrante; (day) → disastroso/a
how frustrating! → che seccatura!
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The State governments will have the advantage of the Federal government, whether we compare them in respect to the immediate dependence of the one on the other; to the weight of personal influence which each side will possess; to the powers respectively vested in them; to the predilection and probable support of the people; to the disposition and faculty of resisting and frustrating the measures of each other.
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Lyness said: "It was frustrating not to come away with any points.
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BLUES are facing a striker shortage as Che Adams' red card at Bolton compounded Sam Gallagher's 'frustrating' injury situation.
We are very frustrated because we created a lot of chances - we looked a threat every time we went forward so to earn only a draw is frustrating.
"Unfortunately, it's the same problems and errors but people don't seem to want to rectify those problems which is the most frustrating aspect of being the manager."
He said: "As a striker it's frustrating for him that he's not scoring goals.