US: /ˈfɹəsˌtɹeɪtɪŋ/
UK: /fɹʌstɹˈe‍ɪtɪŋ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

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Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
causing you to feel annoyed and impatient because you cannot do or achieve what you want: It's frustrating to have to wait so long. + The frustrating thing is, they probably won't even be in when we get there.
frustratingly adverb: Progress was frustratingly slow.

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


be, prove | become, get | make sth | find sth
I found the delays intensely frustrating.


deeply, extremely, incredibly, intensely, particularly, really, terribly, very | increasingly | a bit, quite, rather, slightly | ultimately
It was a demeaning and ultimately frustrating experience.


It was rather frustrating for all of us.

Concise English dictionary

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