frustrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin frustro.

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frustrate (third-person singular simple present frustrates, present participle frustrating, simple past and past participle frustrated)

  1. (transitive) To disappoint or defeat; to vex by depriving of something expected or desired.
    It frustrates me to do all this work and then lose it all.
  2. (transitive) To hinder or thwart.
    My clumsy fingers frustrate my typing efforts.
  3. (transitive) To cause stress or panic
    This test frustrates me because if I fail, it'll destroy my grade.

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Adjective[edit]

frustrate (comparative more frustrate, superlative most frustrate)

  1. vain; ineffectual; useless; nugatory
    • Shakespeare
      Our frustrate search.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

frustrate

  1. feminine plural of frustrato

Noun[edit]

frustrate f

  1. plural form of frustrata

Verb[edit]

frustrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of frustrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of frustrare
  3. feminine plural of frustrato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

frūstrāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of frūstrō