Definition for frustrated

adjective as in disappointed, thwarted

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People just got so frustrated at a lack of progress, lack of clarity, lack of transparency, lack of truth.

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Meanwhile, some within the movement have grown frustrated with what they see as outsize attention on the violence — even those accused of endorsing that violence.

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The Amendment is opposed by frustrated housewife Phyllis Schlafly who mounts a grassroots movement that ultimately derails passage of the ERA and helps to usher in the Reagan Revolution.

So now is the perfect time to remind frustrated filmgoers about No Time to Die, the next film in the James Bond franchise, starring Daniel Craig in his fifth and final outing as 007.

Sergey, tired and frustrated and cold, kicked at the frame, breaking it, then threw the remains into the forest.

The clichés about football-obsessed husbands and frustrated wives are pretty heavy-handed.

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.

Obama and Kerry are pretty frustrated themselves with Netanyahu.

You have to admire his convictions; most frustrated auteurs in this town just call such things “an Alan Smithee project.”

Such was their appearance; mournful, ghoulish, yet human and warm in a repressed, frustrated way.

If it had been necessary to refer these disputes to the Colonial Office at home, everything would have been frustrated.

That the effect may be frustrated, is, therefore, no objection to the universality of laws of causation.

While the year 1794 saw the hopes of England frustrated on the continent, she was victorious at sea.

He had been completely frustrated, and thus failed in his flank movement.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frustrated, such as: balked, crabbed, cramped, crimped, defeated, and discontented.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.