Definitions

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  • adj. Frustrated to the point of being flustered, or vice versa.

Etymologies

Blend of flustered and frustrated. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And part of me is thinking that she's gotten a raw deal and really has received some shitty service, but most of me is smirking because she sounds like an ignorant hick, saying things like "flustrated" and "UBS" and using the word "aggravated" inappropriately.

    idiot-milk Diary Entry

  • "No, indeed!" exclaimed Mrs. Baggert graciously, for she prided herself on her housekeeping arrangements, and she used to say that unexpected company never "flustrated" her.

    Tom Swift in Captivity, or a Daring Escape By Airship

  • It has appeared once before, in 2007, when it was proposed by a commenter on the website Metafilter as a term for language errors such as flustrated (for flustered + frustrated) and misconscrewed (for a blend of misconstrued and screwed, as in "I misconscrewed it up").

    Boston.com Most Popular

  • The rush to get new digital products up and running on the Internet that in many cases are not compatable other programs or desireable, users do get very flustrated.

    Will the Future of the Web Be More Like the Present?

  • The hated lame man of letters having rudely flustrated the game of their lives, yet he was just, though believed to be the cruel enemy, from the broken, wavy lines and cutting things about him, then facing towards them.

    Cupology How to Be Entertaining

  • He was flustrated and flushed, greatly to the enjoyment of the Overland girls.

    Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods

  • "Why, minx, thou art as much flustrated as if thou wert to be married thyself."

    The Knight of the Golden Melice A Historical Romance

  • "I know somebody, I guess," said the girl, in so low a tone as to be heard only by her mistress, close to whose ear was her mouth, "who would like to be flustrated in that manner."

    The Knight of the Golden Melice A Historical Romance

  • Mrs. Ramsey had stopped suddenly, "so flustrated by the sight," as she said later, that she had not the strength to hail Alene and when her breath came it was too late, the happy crowd had passed from sight around the corner leading to the fields, and her feeble,

    Peggy-Alone

  • I sho 'does ask yo' pardon fer lettin 'mysef git so flustrated, but we-all's so powerful pleased fer ter see yo', an 'has been a-wanting yo' so pintedly, that -- that -- that -- but, ma

    Peggy Stewart at School

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