US: /ˈfɹəsˌtɹeɪtəd/
UK: /fɹʌstɹˈe‍ɪtɪd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

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    • nản lòng, nản chí

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 [not before noun] ~ (at / with sth) feeling annoyed and impatient because you cannot do or achieve what you want: It's very easy to get frustrated in this job. + They felt frustrated at the lack of progress. + His apathy just made her even more frustrated.
2 (of an emotion) having no effect; not being satisfied: He stamped his foot in frustrated rage. + frustrated desires / passions
3 [only before noun] unable to be successful in a particular career: a frustrated artist
4 not satisfied sexually

Thesaurus dictionary

1 thwart, foil, stymie, block, baffle, check, balk or baulk, disappoint, discourage, forestall, prevent, stop, halt, cripple, hinder, hamper, impede, hamstring, defeat, counteract, neutralize, nullify, counter, fight off, repel, repulse:
So far, we have been able to frustrate take-over bids for the company.
2 discourage, disappoint, upset, exasperate:
I feel frustrated because mother won't let me help with the bills.

Collocation dictionary


appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get
starting to get frustrated
| leave sb, make sb
This failure leaves the child depressed and frustrated.


deeply, extremely, really, very | completely, totally | increasingly | a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly
She sounded rather frustrated to me.
| sexually


Both sides in the dispute appeared very frustrated at the lack of progress.
| by
We were frustrated by the long delays.
| with
Sometimes he gets really frustrated with his violin playing.

Concise English dictionary

frustrates|frustrated|frustrating'frʌstreɪt /frʌ'streɪt
+hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
+treat cruelly