how to pronounce frustrated


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frustrated is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of frustrated in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and cringe and are frustrated when we we …”

meanings of frustrated


  1. Suffering from frustration; dissatisfied, agitated, and/or discontent because one is unable to perform an action or fulfill a desire.
  2. Foiled, stopped, disappointed.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of frustrate.

frustrated frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word frustrated occurs in english on average 21.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics frustrated can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that frustrated can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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