frustrated by difficulty in raising capital, two Washington, D.C., real estate developers tapped into the crowdsourcing trend.
Johnson and the governor were repeatedly interrupted at the press conference by an angry and frustrated community.
He was something of a frustrated poet, and a keen observer of landscapes, both physical and moral.
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.