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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frustration  \Frus*tra"tion\,  n.  [L.  frustratio:  cf  OF 
  frustration.] 
  The  act  of  frustrating;  disappointment;  defeat;  as  the 
  frustration  of  one's  designs 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frustration 
  n  1:  the  feeling  that  accompanies  an  experience  of  being  thwarted 
  in  attaining  your  goals  [syn:  {defeat}] 
  2:  an  act  of  hindering  someone's  plans  or  efforts  [syn:  {frustrating}, 
  {thwarting},  {foiling}] 
  3:  a  feeling  of  annoyance  at  being  hindered  or  criticized;  "her 
  constant  complaints  were  the  main  source  of  his 
  frustration" 




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