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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frustrating(adj)

    discouraging by hindering

  2. frustrating, frustrative, thwarting(adj)

    preventing realization or attainment of a desire


  1. frustrating(Adjective)

    discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty

  2. Origin: Combination of frustrate and the present participle suffix: -ing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frustrating

    of Frustrate

How to pronounce frustrating ?

  1. Alex
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How to say frustrating in sign language?

  1. frustrating


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frustrating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frustrating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of frustrating in a Sentence

  1. Michael Smith:

    It was very frustrating.

  2. Trey Gowdy:

    It’s been very frustrating.

  3. Marianne Thyssen:

    I find it regrettable ... frustrating.

  4. American Airlines Spokesman Matt Miller:

    We apologize for the frustrating experience.

  5. Eric Gustafson:

    We weren't nervous. It was mostly just frustrating.

Images & Illustrations of frustrating

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