Frustration



[fruh-strey-shuh n] /frʌˈstreɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
act of ; state of being :
the frustration of the president’s efforts.
2.
an instance of being :
to experience a series of frustrations before completing a project.
3.
something that , as an unresolved problem.
4.
a feeling of dissatisfaction, often accompanied by anxiety or depression, resulting from unfulfilled needs or unresolved problems.
/frʌˈstreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the condition of being frustrated
2.
something that frustrates
3.
(psychol)

n.

“act of frustrating,” 1550s, from Latin frustrationem (nominative frustratio) “a deception, a disappointment,” noun of action from past participle stem of frustrari (see frustrate). Earlier (mid-15c.) with a sense of “nullification.”

frustration frus·tra·tion (frŭ-strā’shən)
n.

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