Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun frustration

3 senses of frustration

Sense 1
frustration, defeat -- (the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals)
       => disappointment, letdown -- (a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized; "his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment")

Sense 2
frustration, thwarting, foiling -- (an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts)
       => hindrance, hinderance, interference -- (the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding)

Sense 3
frustration -- (a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized; "her constant complaints were the main source of his frustration")
       => annoyance, chafe, vexation -- (anger produced by some annoying irritation)

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