frustrating but perhaps not accidental: Without that scene, no one can slap a version of the film together and release it.
For the Journal, covering it all has been an awkward and frustrating challenge.
Is it frustrating when people assume that your success is a sudden thing?
Olympia Snowe is starring as Hamlet these days, captivating and frustrating audiences in Washington and across the country.
Slow and frustrating as they are, the Geneva negotiations may bring quick relief to some embattled civilians in Syria.
Her heart had been softened so that she could not think of frustrating his ambition, if it were no better than that, without pity.
Just then I had to direct my energies to frustrating his plans.
An invisible and secret power is ever working in opposition to my will, frustrating my plans, and paralyzing my authority.
Why will you choose so painful a remedy, by frustrating the easier?
That subtle, resistless power is always aiding or frustrating the object for which the community exists.
mid-15c., from Latin frustratus, past participle of frustrari "to deceive, disappoint, frustrate," from frustra (adv.) "in vain, in error," related to fraus "injury, harm" (see fraud). Related: Frustrated; frustrating.