frustrate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (frus'trāt), [key]
— v., adj. -trat•ed, -trat•ing,
- to make (plans, efforts, etc.) worthless or of no avail; defeat; nullify: The student's indifference frustrated the teacher's efforts to help him.
- to disappoint or thwart (a person): a talented woman whom life had frustrated.
- to become frustrated: His trouble is that he frustrates much too easily.
- frustrate (Thesaurus)