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Frustrate (IPA: /ˈfɹəsˌtɹeɪt/)


Frustrate (a.)

Vain; ineffectual; useless; unprofitable; null; voil; nugatory; of no effect.

Frustrate (v. t.)

To bring to nothing; to prevent from attaining a purpose; to disappoint; to defeat; to baffle; as, to frustrate a plan, design, or attempt; to frustrate the will or purpose.

Frustrate (v. t.)

To make null; to nullifly; to render invalid or of no effect; as, to frustrate a conveyance or deed.

Frustrate Synonyms

Foil, Cross, Thwart, Double Cross, Scotch, Queer, Spoil, Bilk, Baffle

Frustrate Synonyms

Dun, Bedevil, Rag, Crucify, Torment

Translations

Frustrate in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things ought himself to be a true poem." - John Milton

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We frustrate many designs against us by pretending not to see them." - Napoleon I of France


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