The long road to economic recovery will continue to frustrate voters.
Then he lost the peace to Republicans desperate to frustrate him and seize the presidency back for themselves.
Reagan faced a Democratic House and a Republican Senate, a mirror image of the party divisions that frustrate Obama today.
mid-15c., from Latin frustratus, past participle of frustrari "to deceive, disappoint, frustrate," from frustra (adv.) "in vain, in error," related to fraus "injury, harm" (see fraud). Related: Frustrated; frustrating.