Related formsun·frus·trat·ed, adjective
Definition for frustrated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), frus·trat·ed, frus·trat·ing.
verb (used without object), frus·trat·ed, frus·trat·ing.
Origin of frustrate
Related formsfrus·trat·er, nounfrus·trat·ing·ly, adverbfrus·tra·tive [fruhs-trey-tiv, -truh-] /ˈfrʌs treɪ tɪv, -trə-/, adjectivere·frus·trate, verb (used with object), re·frus·trat·ed, re·frus·trat·ing.
Examples from the Web for frustrated
The clichés about football-obsessed husbands and frustrated wives are pretty heavy-handed.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
Aaron Sorkin is frustrated that his Steve Jobs biopic fell apart.A Few Great Men Too Many: Aaron Sorkin Doesn’t Think You Can Handle the Truth|Arthur Chu|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You have to admire his convictions; most frustrated auteurs in this town just call such things “an Alan Smithee project.”
But I was a choir geek, and then got frustrated and took an acting class and realized that was the thing for me.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The old man's amusing attempts to evade their vigilance are frustrated, whereupon he calls for assistance.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
Great was the dismay of the suitors when they learnt that their foul plot had been frustrated.Stories from the Odyssey|H. L. Havell
His own opinion about the intentions of Providence was that they had been frustrated—by Debrett chiefly.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
How the good intentions of the Governor-General had been frustrated in this case I have never learned.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official|William Sleeman
They both fought in despairing silence, the one to carry out his frustrated purposes to kill, the other to save his life.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates|Howard Pyle