Frustration meaning

frŭ-strāshən
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Something that frustrates.
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A frustrating or being frustrated.
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Something that causes such a feeling or state.

A job with many frustrations.

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The feeling of annoyance when one's actions are criticized or hindered.
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The definition of frustration is the state of being annoyed or a source of annoyance.

An example of a frustration is a science fair project that keeps falling apart.

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Contract law: an inability to carry out a contract or perform a term of the contract due to supervening circumstances beyond the parties’ control, such as an event of force majeure.
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The act of frustrating, or the state, or an instance of being frustrated.
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A thing that frustrates.
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Anger not directed at anything or anyone in particular.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frustration
Plural:
frustrations

Origin of frustration

  • From Latin frustratio (“disappointment”), related to frustrā (“in vain”).

    From Wiktionary