For the Journal, covering it all has been an awkward and frustrating challenge.
Olympia Snowe is starring as Hamlet these days, captivating and frustrating audiences in Washington and across the country.
For weeks, work had been frustrating for Julie, a middle manager for a video-software business.
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.