Definition of Frustrated

1. Adjective. Disappointingly unsuccessful. "His best efforts were thwarted"

Exact synonyms: Defeated, Disappointed, Discomfited, Foiled, Thwarted
Similar to: Unsuccessful
Derivative terms: Discomfited



Definition of Frustrated

1. Verb. (past of frustrate) ¹

2. Adjective. foiled, stopped, disappointed ¹

3. Adjective. suffering from frustration; dissatisfied, agitated, and/or discontent because one is unable to perform an action or fulfill a desire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frustrated

1. frustrate [v] - See also: frustrate

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Literary usage of Frustrated

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1. The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (2001)
"But it was a failure. The Arabs are too high-priced in Egypt. They put on airs unbecoming to such savages. HIGH HOPES frustrated. ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"have done so would have frustrated his purpose. He wished to popularize sacred poetry, in order to banish profane love- songs. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... in his attempted ascension (frustrated by the prayer of Peter) and in the epithet: " He that hath stood." An entirely different picture is given by the ..."

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