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synonyms for frustrate

  • baffle
  • confront
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • hinder
  • annul
  • arrest
  • balk
  • bar
  • beat
  • block
  • cancel
  • check
  • circumvent
  • conquer
  • counter
  • counteract
  • cramp
  • crimp
  • dash
  • defeat
  • foil
  • forbid
  • forestall
  • halt
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • lick
  • negate
  • neutralize
  • nullify
  • obstruct
  • obviate
  • outwit
  • overcome
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • prohibit
  • ruin
  • stump
  • stymie
  • cramp one's style
  • dash one's hope
  • foul up
  • give the run around
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • render null and void
  • upset the applecart
See also synonyms for: frustrated / frustrating
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antonyms for frustrate

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  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • help
  • inspirit
  • abet
  • allow
  • approve
  • forward
  • give up
  • let go
  • lose
  • open
  • permit
  • push
  • release
  • retreat
  • support
  • surrender
  • validate
  • yield
  • cooperate
  • facilitate
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How to use frustrate in a sentence

The technology prevents brief silence between songs, which could frustrate listeners and cause them to switch to a rival.
HOW A.I. IS PLAYING A BIGGER ROLE IN MUSIC STREAMING THAN YOU EVER IMAGINEDJONATHANVANIAN2015OCTOBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
Rivera has grown increasingly frustrated by the response to the pandemic from many industry leaders.
ERIC RIVERA IS PLAYING THE GAMEALBERTO PEREZOCTOBER 1, 2020EATER
It is in the shadow of that rule that so many of our other policy debates come to naught, leaving voters frustrated and confused.
THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR ENDING THE FILIBUSTEREZRA KLEINOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
As a first-year graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, Manthiram remembers being frustrated that his experiments weren’t turning out as expected.
THIS YEAR’S SN 10 SCIENTISTS AIM TO SOLVE SOME OF SCIENCE’S BIGGEST CHALLENGESSCIENCE NEWS STAFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The class was especially intrigued by recent molecular analysis of pottery, yet frustrated by the brevity of the studies done to date on the topic.
STUDYING CLAY-POT RESIDUES COULD HELP SCIENTISTS RECREATE ANCIENT RECIPESJENNIFER OUELLETTESEPTEMBER 29, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Kanukollu, who has a background in commerce, started to explore the idea about UrbanKisaan in 2018 after being frustrated with not being able to buy fresh, pesticide-free vegetables for his mother, he said.
URBANKISAAN IS BETTING ON VERTICAL FARMING TO BRING PESTICIDE-FREE VEGETABLES TO CONSUMERS AND FIGHT INDIA’S WATER CRISISMANISH SINGHSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Some of that influence, while frustrating to live through, ultimately turned out to be incredibly helpful.
‘HOW I BUILT THIS’ HOST GUY RAZ ON INSIGHTS FROM SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS ENTREPRENEURSRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Your indomitable bravery will suffice to frustrate the attempt to carry out their plans.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Perrott, who wished to hunt out rather than pardon him, watched the ports so carefully as to frustrate many attempts at evasion.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Mussulmans took, of course, no precautions against it; for how could merely boiling the water frustrate the Will of Allah?
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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WORDS RELATED TO FRUSTRATE

  • avoid
  • deflect
  • deter
  • divert
  • fend off
  • foil
  • forestall
  • frustrate
  • halt
  • look away
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rule out
  • shove aside
  • shunt
  • stave off
  • turn
  • turn aside
  • turn away
  • ward off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.