Meaning of frustration

frus•tra•tion

Pronunciation: (fru-strā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. act of frustrating; state of being frustrated: the frustration of the president's efforts.
  2. an instance of being frustrated: to experience a series of frustrations before completing a project.
  3. something that frustrates, as an unresolved problem.
  4. a feeling of dissatisfaction, often accompanied by anxiety or depression, resulting from unfulfilled needs or unresolved problems.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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