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  1. simple past tense and past participle of frustrate


frustrated (comparative more frustrated, superlative most frustrated)

  1. Foiled, stopped, disappointed.
    • 1895, Frank Frankfort Moore, chapter VI, in One Fair Daughter, volume 1, pages 234–235:
      Perhaps it was the too-tooing of the youth on the coach horn which frustrated the proposal, and made it appear ludicrous rather than insultive to her ears.
  2. Suffering from frustration; dissatisfied, agitated, and/or discontent because one is unable to perform an action or fulfill a desire.
    • 2012 December 29, Paul Doyle, “Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Alan Pardew finished by far the most frustrated man at the Emirates, blaming fatigue for the fact that Arsenal were able to kill his team off in the dying minutes.

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