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frus·trat·ing

frustrating

 
pronunciation:
fruh streI tihng
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing distress and impatience by being persistently difficult.
Getting the two sides to agree was frustrating at first because no one listened to what anyone on the opposite side was saying.The math problem was frustrating for the boy because he kept making the same simple mistake each time he tried it.
antonyms:
easy, simple
similar words:
annoying, challenging, difficult, hard, perplexing, vexing