frustrated

[ fruhs-trey-tid ]
/ ˈfrʌs treɪ tɪd /

adjective

disappointed; thwarted: an announcer who was a frustrated actor.
having a feeling of or filled with frustration; dissatisfied: His unresolved difficulty left him absolutely frustrated.

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Origin of frustrated

First recorded in 1635–45; frustrate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM frustrated

un·frus·trat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for frustrated

frustrated
/ (frʌˈstreɪtɪd) /

adjective

having feelings of dissatisfaction or lack of fulfilment
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