AskDefine | Define frustrating

Dictionary Definition

frustrating adj
1 discouraging by hindering
2 preventing realization or attainment of a desire [syn: frustrative, thwarting]

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English

Etymology

Combination of frustrate and the present participle suffix: -ing

Pronunciation

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Adjective

  1. discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty

Translations

Verb

frustrating
  1. present participle of frustrate

Synonyms

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