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Overview of verb frustrate

The verb frustrate has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk

(hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent")

2. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate

(treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher")

Overview of adj frustrated

The adj frustrated has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted

(disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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