from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty
  • v. Present participle of frustrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. preventing realization or attainment of a desire; causing frustration.
  • adj. discouraging. Opposite of encouraging.
  • n. an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. discouraging by hindering
  • adj. preventing realization or attainment of a desire


Combination of frustrate and the present participle suffix: -ing (Wiktionary)



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