frustration noun

ADJ. considerable, great | sheer I shouted at him in sheer frustration. | angry, bitter | pent-up | sexual

VERB + FRUSTRATION experience, feel, seethe with He was still seething with angry frustration. | express, show, take out, vent He took his pent-up frustration out on his family. | hide | cause, lead to These petty rules can lead to frustration and anger.

PREP. in ~ He clenched his fists in frustration. | out of ~ crying out of bitter frustration | through ~ Several people resigned through frustration. | with ~ weeping with frustration | ~ at Many have expressed frustration at the delays. | ~ over showing frustration over the lack of progress | ~ with their frustration with bureaucracy

PHRASES a feeling/sense of frustration, tears of frustration There were tears of frustration in her eyes.