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English definition of “frustrated”

frustrated

adjective uk   /frʌsˈtreɪ.tɪd/ us    /ˈfrʌs.treɪ.t̬ɪd/
C1 feeling annoyed or less confident because you cannot achieve what you want: Are you feeling frustrated in your present job?Feeling sad and unhappy [before noun] describes a person who has not succeeded in a particular type of job: Frustrated writers often end up in publishing.Unsuccessful (people and things) [before noun] A frustrated emotion is one that you are not able to express: her frustrated love for himControlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions [before noun] unhappy because you are not having as much sex as you wantLack of sexual activity
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