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  1. frustratingverb


Princeton's WordNet

  1. frustratingadjective

    discouraging by hindering

    frustrative, thwarting

    permissive, encouraging

  2. frustrating, frustrative, thwartingadjective

    preventing realization or attainment of a desire

    frustrative, thwarting

    encouraging, permissive

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  1. Brandon Jennings:

    It's definitely frustrating, a couple of calls didn't go our way, we fought.

  2. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley:

    It's been frustrating for the whole country, this was a disruption without a cause.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    It's frustrating, but I am not sure what we can do about it other than take back the House one day, we will pass bills, but in terms of major pieces of legislation, the kind you spend two weeks working on, that's a lot harder right now.

  4. Ray Rice:

    That was frustrating for me, because obviously people took it as, you know, I'm taking light off of what Ray did, in no way... He was wrong.

  5. Sarah McNew:

    It’s really frustrating for us, following the rules, to see so many people not following them.

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