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frustrated

adjective

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frustrated

verb
past tense of frustrate

Synonyms & Antonyms of frustrated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to prevent from achieving a goal
  • a multitude of conflicting opinions frustrated me in my attempt to find a computer that best suits my needs

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2 to lessen the courage or confidence of
  • challenge the math student, but don't frustrate him or her with overly difficult problems

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The first known use of frustrated was circa 1643

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“Frustrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frustrated. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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