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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

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  1. John Ratey:

    When you exercise, you turn on the attention systems, so that means you're( paying) better attention, you're able to deal with more frustration, you're able to stay with it longer, you're able to manipulate information by turning... on the front part of our brain to make it work better, and that's really key and important in terms of taking in information as well as performing with it.

  2. Dickson County Mayor Bob Rial:

    There’s the frustration of not being able to find him, but the tragedy when it occurred, it really cut to the soul of the community, it was very painful for everyone.

  3. Matt Barreto:

    I think that the turnout is not guaranteed and all of the candidates and the interest groups have a lot of work to do, they don't want the anger to sit there and fester and turn into so much frustration that people don't feel that there is anything they can do.

  4. Antony Jenkins:

    I regard the behavior at the center of these investigations as wholly incompatible with our values, and I share the frustration of colleagues and shareholders that matters like these continue to cast a shadow over our business.

  5. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    There's a broader issue in our political culture in this country. And this is what happens when a leading presidential candidate goes around feeding into a narrative of anger and bitterness and frustration.

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