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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? [before noun] used to say that a person who has not succeeded in a particular type of job: Frustrated writers often end up in publishing. [before noun] A frustrated emotion is one that you are not able to express: her frustrated love for him [before noun] unhappy because you are not having as much sex as you want
Translations of “frustrated”
in Korean 좌절한…
in Arabic مُحبَط…
in Portuguese frustrado…
in Catalan frustrat…
in Japanese 不満足な…
in Italian frustrato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰心, 氣餒, 失意的…
in Russian разочарованный, расстроенный…
in Turkish hüsrana uğramış, hayalleri boşa çıkmış, umudu kırılmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰心, 气馁, 失意的…
in Polish sfrustrowany…
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