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adjective as in maddening

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Many scientists are frustrated by the public’s inability to think like a scientist, but in fact it is neither easy nor always desirable to do so.

That frustrated our customers, led to more staff work, and doubtlessly cost us orders from folks who would rather get something from Amazon in two days than wait a week to support us.

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Defenses that can switch all five players can frustrate the duo.

Everywhere I went, it seemed there was someone frustrated enough in their love life to take a chance on a date arranged by a complete stranger.

He said was frustrated when MTS officials proposed an amendment to the agency’s security agreement to increase wages for contractors to try to address challenges hiring and retaining security guards.

Frustrating as regulars find these fair-weather exercise interlopers, they were also all beginners once, he says.

Russian professional models often describe their business as "exhausting" and "frustrating," especially for a child.

“The most frustrating part of this crematorium here is the carelessness of the Ebola team,” says Reeves.

Yeah, it was a frustrating experience that the other movie got going.

As air travel becomes increasingly frustrating and dehumanizing, the dream of personal aerial transport tempts the imagination.

If the designs of destiny were clear, it was equally evident that her friends were bent on frustrating them.

Humpy tried to grab it, but The Hopper, frustrating the attempt, read his colleague a sharp lesson in good manners.

He was saving two men from further persecution, and effectually frustrating the inimical designs of the Chief.

There seemed something ignominious in such an end, something futile and self-frustrating.

Why will you choose so painful a remedy, by frustrating the easier?

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frustrating, such as: opposing, averting, conservative, foiling, forestalling, and preservative.

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