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or flus·ter·at·ed

[fluhs-trey-tid or fluhs-tuh-rey-tid]
  1. flustered; agitated.
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Origin of flustrated

flustrate (blend of fluster and frustrate) + -ed2
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Examples from the Web for flustrated

Historical Examples of flustrated

  • I was so flustrated, and I guess Grace didn't say anything either.

    The Outdoor Girls in a Motor Car

    Laura Lee Hope

  • I wouldn't have said it if I hadn't been so sort o' flustrated, and by the side of myself.

  • I wuz that wore out and flustrated that I felt that I needed a paneky to soothe.

    Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 2.

    Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)

  • Ree answered in the same fashion but John was so flustrated that he stammered: “How do you do, sir?”

    Far Past the Frontier

    James A. Braden

  • Mrs. Kimball was so "flustrated," as she put it, that she hardly knew whether she was passing the bread or the cake.

    The White Crystals

    Howard R. Garis

Word Origin and History for flustrated


1712, jocular formation from fluster + frustrated.

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