Definition of 'frustration'
Example sentences containing 'frustration'
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Moments of anger or frustration would spill out and it rarely helped me win. The Sun (2016)All that anger and frustration he had inside him flowed out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How could anyone watch this programme without feeling anger, frustration and disgust? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their frustration may boil over. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Another local businessman expressed frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's down to pressure, frustration and anger. The Sun (2017)She has expressed her frustration with gender imbalance in sport - in life - forcefully for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I grew up with a certain amount of anger and frustration at my circumstances, not being listened to, or understood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their frustration may be about to boil over. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to hear the anger and frustration that is within so many people today. The Sun (2013)The results may leave us with feelings of deprivation and frustration. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)There was growing anger and frustration with the government. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes this frustration may gain access to social rewards by alternative means. Christianity Today (2000)The scope for anger and frustration is immense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes they become irritable through frustration and may be aggressive to others. Coping with Angina (1990)The best way to deal with this frustration and anger is to laugh at yourself. The Sun (2015)In the end fear of a leap in the dark may outweigh frustration with the status quo. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Voting against pay is seen as the first way to express general frustration with the way a company is run. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We ended up in a hotel room that night and let loose the pent-up frustrations of our marriages. The Sun (2015)He expressed frustration that parts of the City appeared not to have learnt the need for cultural reform. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Lack of discipline, inconsistent discipline and unreasonable discipline lead to emotional frustrations that cause or increase stammering. Stammering in Young Children (1988)There's a lot of pent-up anger and frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The pent-up frustration was evident. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His trousers probably contain enough pent-up frustration to power a small village in Wales for a month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For the previous week crowds had flooded central Cairo giving voice to decades of pent-up frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He expresses mild frustration that the spending power of the 500,000 Polish speakers are being ignored by mainstream advertisers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Synonyms of 'frustration'
annoyance, disappointment, resentment, irritation
obstruction, blocking, curbing, foiling
Trends of 'frustration'
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Definition of frustration from the Collins English Dictionary
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