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adjective frustrated pronunciation in American English /ˈfrʌˌstreɪtəd/

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  1. 1
    feeling annoyed and impatient because you are prevented from achieving something
    Frustrated passengers have started to use other forms of transportation.
    frustrated with: Parents are increasingly frustrated with the local school system.
    frustrated at: He gets so frustrated at not being able to do things for himself anymore.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] wanting to be involved in a particular activity but not successful at it
    a frustrated actor/writer

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