frustrated


frustrated
adj.
VERBS
appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound
become, get, grow

I'm starting to get frustrated.

leave sb, make sb

This failure leaves the child depressed and frustrated.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

She sounded rather frustrated to me.

deeply
completely, totally (esp. AmE)
increasingly
a little, slightly, etc.
clearly, obviously
sexually
PREPOSITION
at

Both sides in the dispute appeared very frustrated at the lack of progress.

by

We were frustrated by the long delays.

with

Sometimes he gets really frustrated with his violin playing.

Frustrated is used with these nouns: ↑ambition, ↑desire, ↑groan, ↑growl, ↑grunt, ↑sigh

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • frustrated — index disappointed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • frustrated — disappointed, 1640s, pp. adj. from FRUSTRATE (Cf. frustrate) …   Etymology dictionary

  • frustrated — [adj] disappointed, thwarted balked*, crabbed*, cramped, crimped, defeated, discontented, discouraged, disheartened, embittered, foiled, fouled up*, hung up on*, irked, resentful, stonewalled*, stymied*, through the mill*, ungratified, unsated,… …   New thesaurus

  • frustrated — frus|trat|ed [ frʌ,streıtəd ] adjective * 1. ) feeling annoyed and impatient because you are prevented from achieving something: Frustrated passengers have started to use other forms of transportation. frustrated with: Parents are increasingly… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • frustrated */ — UK [frʌˈstreɪtɪd] / US [ˈfrʌˌstreɪtəd] adjective 1) a) feeling annoyed and impatient because you are prevented from achieving something Frustrated passengers have started to use other forms of transport. frustrated with: Parents are increasingly… …   English dictionary

  • frustrated — frus|trat|ed [frʌˈstreıtıd US ˈfrʌstreıtıd] adj 1.) feeling annoyed, upset, and impatient, because you cannot control or change a situation, or achieve something ▪ He gets frustrated when people don t understand what he s trying to say.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • frustrated — adjective 1 feeling annoyed, upset, and impatient, because you cannot control or change a situation, or achieve something : get frustrated: He gets frustrated when he can t win. (+ with/at): I can t understand this. I just get frustrated with it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • frustrated — adj. frustrated to + int. (he was frustrated to find no support among his friends) * * * [frʌ streɪtɪd] frustrated to + inf. (he was frustrated to find no support among his friends) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • frustrated — /frus tray tid/, adj. 1. disappointed; thwarted: an announcer who was a frustrated actor. 2. having a feeling of or filled with frustration; dissatisfied: His unresolved difficulty left him absolutely frustrated. [1635 45; FRUSTRATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Frustrated — Frustrate Frus trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frustrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frustrating}.] 1. To bring to nothing; to prevent from attaining a purpose; to disappoint; to defeat; to baffle; as, to frustrate a plan, design, or attempt; to frustrate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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