Thesaurus

frustrates

verb
present tense third-person singular of frustrate

Synonyms & Antonyms of frustrates

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

Synonyms for frustrates

Words Related to frustrates

Near Antonyms for frustrates

Antonyms for frustrates

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

Synonyms for frustrates

Words Related to frustrates

Phrases Synonymous with frustrates

Near Antonyms for frustrates

Antonyms for frustrates

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About frustrates

Thesaurus Entries Near frustrates

frustrated

frustrates

frustrating

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Frustrates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frustrates. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on frustrates

Nglish: Translation of frustrates for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of frustrates for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!