See also: Frustration
From Latin frūstrātiō (“disappointment”), related to frūstrā (“in vain”). Synchronically analyzable as frustrate + -ion.
frustration (countable and uncountable, plural frustrations)
- The feeling of annoyance at impassibility from resistance.
- The act of frustrating, or the state, or an instance of being frustrated.
- A thing that frustrates.
- Anger not directed at anything or anyone in particular.
- 1965, The Georgia Review, volume 19, University of Georgia, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 197:
- The hope , however , is a slight one , and most attempts to love end in frustration : even Singer cannot endure the thought of life without Antonapoulos . The next most selfless seeker after love and happiness is Mick , who longs to express herself and to communicate with others through music, and her failure is pathetic because […]
feeling of annoyance
act of frustrating
thing that frustrates
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frustration c (singular definite frustrationen, plural indefinite frustrationer)
- frustration (feeling)
Declension of frustration
Borrowed from Latin frustrātiōnem.
frustration f (plural frustrations)
- “frustration”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- frustration (feeling frustrated)
|Declension of frustration|