1. (Verb) to make (plans, efforts, etc.) worthless or of no avail; defeat; nullify
2. (Verb) to disappoint or thwart (a person)
If you have ever been frustrated while writing, you may have dropped your pen — or pushed away your keyboard — and stared angrily out the window, thinking, “How will I ever do this?” Well, that pent-up doubting that has made you stop is a sure sign you are frustrated.
Sometimes we also get frustrated when we are unable to come to the conclusion of the problem or situation.
1. The student’s indifference frustrated the teacher’s efforts to help him.
2. A talented woman whom life had frustrated.
3. We frustrate their desires at our economic, social and moral peril.
4. She is very unhappy and frustrated as a teacher.