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Synonyms for frustration
frʌˈstreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frustration, defeat(noun)

    the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals

    thwarting, licking, defeat, foiling

  2. frustration, thwarting, foiling(noun)

    an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts

    thwarting, defeat, foiling

  3. frustration(noun)

    a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized

    "her constant complaints were the main source of his frustration"

    thwarting, defeat, foiling

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frustration

    defeat, destruction, disappointment, disaster, failure, miscarriage, overthrow, retreat, rout

    achievement, advantage, conquest, mastery, success, supremacy, triumph, victory

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frustration

    persistent, perennial, perpetual, permanent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frustration(n.)

    disappointment, defeat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frustration(n)

    defeat, disappointment, balking, foiling, nullification

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "frustration":

    disappointment, dissatisfaction, aborting, discontent, foiled, setback, depression, aborted

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  1. Mike Braun:

    I was not calculating what I was doing back then to become a politician. I've done that out of frustration with what happens in DC, my wife and I were lifelong conservatives and Republicans living in a county that was, you know, completely Democratic in all the offices. So if you wanted to weigh in on your local and county elections, anybody that was a Republican there mostly voted in the Democratic.

  2. Marc Short:

    The President's frustration is one that a lot of the Americans have which feels like the scales of justice are not balanced anymore, and when someone like Roger Stone gets a prosecution that suggests a nine-year jail sentence which is four years above the sentencing guidelines ... they feel it is unusual.

  3. George Pataki:

    I share the frustration, yes I think he has tapped into a chord of people who do not want to see millions of people come here illegally, but that does not justify demonizing an entire group of people.

  4. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    I understand the frustration of the community and I take very seriously our obligation of transparency, we also have to balance that with our obligation to ensure a proper and thorough investigation is undertaken.

  5. Naser Alazari:

    I was a proponent of starting in a universe of Covid because I feel our show has such an incredible accessibility to people and relatability to people that we need to be there with them, we're going to share your frustration. We're going to share your loss... and also, who knows, maybe we'll be there with you when this is over.

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