frustration

See also: Frustration

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin frūstrātiō (disappointment), related to frūstrā (in vain). Synchronically analyzable as frustrate +‎ -ion.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /fɹʌsˈtɹeɪ.ʃən/, /fɹəˈstɹeɪ.ʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

frustration (countable and uncountable, plural frustrations)

  1. The feeling of annoyance at impassibility from resistance.
  2. The act of frustrating, or the state, or an instance of being frustrated.
    1. (law) The state of contract that allows a party to back away from its contractual obligations due to (unforeseen) radical changes to the nature of the thing a party has been obligated to.
  3. A thing that frustrates.
  4. Anger not directed at anything or anyone in particular.
    • 1965, The Georgia Review[1], volume 19, University of Georgia, LCCN 48010729, OCLC 1751100, 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 []

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

English frustration

NounEdit

frustration c (singular definite frustrationen, plural indefinite frustrationer)

  1. frustration (feeling)

DeclensionEdit

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin frustratio.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frustration f (plural frustrations)

  1. frustration

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

frustration c

  1. frustration (feeling frustrated)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of frustration 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative frustration frustrationen frustrationer frustrationerna
Genitive frustrations frustrationens frustrationers frustrationernas

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