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Definition 1: treat cruelly - [verb of emotion]

Samples where frustrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Synonyms for frustrate in the sense of this definition

(frustrate is a kind of ...) annoy continually or chronically

"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked" "This man harasses his female co-workers"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) drive up the wall; go on someone's nerves

(... is a kind of frustrate ) make ineffective or powerless

"The teachers were hamstrung by the overly rigid schedules"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) annoy persistently

"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) cause to suffer

"Some religious groups are persecuted in some countries"

Samples where frustrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
  • foil your opponent

Synonyms for frustrate in the sense of this definition

(frustrate is a kind of ...) keep from happening or arising; make impossible

"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer" "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) fail to meet the hopes or expectations of

"Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) destroy or break

"dashed ambitions and hopes"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) hamper the progress of; impede

"short-circuit warm feelings"

(... is a kind of frustrate ) destroy or cause to fail

"This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"

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