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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrustrationfrus‧tra‧tion /frʌˈstreɪʃən/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]ANNOY the feeling of being annoyed, upset, or impatient, because you cannot control or change a situation, or achieve something People often feel a sense of frustration that they are not being promoted quickly enough.in/with frustration I was practically screaming with frustration. In spite of his frustrations, he fell in love with the country.2 [uncountable]PREVENT the fact of being prevented from achieving what you are trying to achievefrustration of The frustration of his ambitions made him a bitter man.
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frustrationIt is difficult to read the book without sharing her anger and frustration, or feeling her love of open spaces.Then he was kicking, frightened yet enraged, eyes blurred with the tears of his own anger and frustration.Throughout time, people have turned their anger and frustration inward.Students have spoken of their growing frustration with school administrators.In the end, she threw her pencil across the room in frustration, then paced over to the window.A strip stuck to the underside of the rule worked beautifully: no more slipping, frustration, or wasted tiles!He looked around the room and felt the frustration and anger building up inside him.Showbusiness gave the youngster a chance to escape into another world, away from the frustrations of an unsettled childhood.Poetry helps me express some of the frustrations I feel.The discussion sessions help patients deal with some of the frustrations they may be feeling.sense of frustrationThose meetings highlighted the deep sense of frustration with the management of the Foyle system.The deep sense of frustration and resentment felt by leaders of the Nixon administration should not be dismissed as mere paranoia.Whitman recognizes, at times with a genuine sense of frustration, the limitations of speech.But whatever the cause, there are no benefits for the farmer, only an increasing sense of frustration and anger.Charlie looked at the perfect profile beside him and sighed at his own sense of frustration.For many in local authority or privately rented accommodation, the sense of frustration and powerlessness can be overwhelming.frustration ofRecession can lead to the frustration of entrepreneurial initiative.
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