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Meaning of “frustrated” in the English Dictionary

"frustrated" in British English

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frustratedadjective

uk   /frʌsˈtreɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˈfrʌs.treɪ.t̬ɪd/
C1 feelingannoyed or less ​confident because you cannot ​achieve what you ​want: Are you ​feeling frustrated in ​yourpresentjob? [before noun] used to say that a ​person who has not ​succeeded in a ​particulartype 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
(Definition of frustrated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"frustrated" in American English

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frustratedadjective

 us   /ˈfrʌs·treɪ·t̬ɪd/
  • frustrated adjective (ANNOYED)

annoyed, ​disappointed, or ​discouraged: You just get so frustrated when everything in ​yourvegetablegarden is ​ripe and then the ​bugs get at them. Frustrated ​residentsprotested the ​situation.
  • frustrated adjective (UNSUCCESSFUL)

[not gradable] desiring something but not ​able to ​achieve it: I’m a frustrated ​songwriter at ​heart.
(Definition of frustrated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frustrated”
in Arabic مُحبَط…
in Korean 좌절한…
in Portuguese frustrado…
in Catalan frustrat…
in Japanese 不満足な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰心, 气馁, 失意的…
in Turkish hüsrana uğramış, hayalleri boşa çıkmış, umudu kırılmış…
in Russian разочарованный, расстроенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰心, 氣餒, 失意的…
in Italian frustrato…
in Polish sfrustrowany…
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