[fruh-strey-shuh n] /frʌˈstreɪ ʃən/
act of ; state of being :
the frustration of the president’s efforts.
an instance of being :
to experience a series of frustrations before completing a project.
something that , as an unresolved problem.
a feeling of dissatisfaction, often accompanied by anxiety or depression, resulting from unfulfilled needs or unresolved problems.
the condition of being frustrated
something that frustrates
“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)
[fruhs-chool] /ˈfrʌs tʃul/ noun, Botany. 1. the siliceous cell wall of a diatom. /ˈfrʌstjuːl/ noun 1. (botany) the hard siliceous cell wall of a diatom frustule (frŭs’chl) The silica-rich cell wall of a diatom. Frustules are divided into two halves, and the intricate patterns of depressions and projections on each half help to identify individual […]
[fruhs-tuh-luh m, -chuh-] /ˈfrʌs tə ləm, -tʃə-/ noun, plural frustula [fruhs-tuh-luh, -chuh-] /ˈfrʌs tə lə, -tʃə-/ (Show IPA). Roman Catholic Church. 1. a small breakfast permitted on fast days.
[fruhs-tuh m] /ˈfrʌs təm/ noun, plural frustums, frusta [fruhs-tuh] /ˈfrʌs tə/ (Show IPA). Geometry. 1. the part of a conical solid left after cutting off a top portion with a plane parallel to the base. 2. the part of a solid, as a cone or pyramid, between two usually parallel cutting planes. /ˈfrʌstəm/ noun (pl) […]
[froo-ti-kohs] /ˈfru tɪˌkoʊs/ adjective 1. having the form of a shrub; shrublike. 2. Botany, Mycology. having branched stalks, as certain lichens. Compare , .