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adjective frustrated pronunciation in British English /frʌˈstreɪtɪd/

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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 transport.

    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 any more.

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    1. a.
      feeling unhappy because of a lack of sex

      sexually frustrated

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  2. 2
    [only before noun] wanting to be involved in a particular activity but not successful at it

    a frustrated actor/footballer

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frustratedly

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