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frus·trate

frustrate

 
 
pronunciation:
fruh streIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Builder
part of speech: verb
inflections: frustrates, frustrating, frustrated
definition: to prevent from happening or being done.
Bad weather frustrated our plans for a picnic.
antonyms:
satisfy
similar words:
cancel, check, prevent, undo
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derivations: frustrative (adj.), frustrater (n.)
Word Builder: frustrate +
  • frustrated:
    feeling frustration.
  • frustrating:
    causing frustration.