Simple Definition of frustration
: a feeling of anger or annoyance caused by being unable to do something : the state of being frustrated
: something that causes feelings of anger and annoyance : something that frustrates someone
: the act of preventing the success of something : the act of frustrating something
Examples of frustration
He shook his head in frustration.
These bureaucratic delays have been causing us a lot of frustration.
These delays have proven to be a major frustration.
We've been experiencing a lot of frustrations.
He was angry about the frustration of his plans.
First Known Use of frustration
Rhymes with frustration
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Medical Definition of frustration
1: a deep chronic sense or state of insecurity and dissatisfaction arising from unresolved problems or unfulfilled needs
2: something that frustrates
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