how to pronounce frustrating


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the above transcription of frustrating is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

frustrating is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that is so frustrating when you think of …”

meanings of frustrating


  1. Discouraging; causing annoyance or anger by excessive difficulty.


  1. Present participle of frustrate.

frustrating frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word frustrating occurs in english on average 15.1 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 frustrating 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 frustrating can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to frustrating


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