Antonyms for frustration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fruh-strey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : frʌˈstreɪ ʃən

Definition of frustration

Origin :
  • "act of frustrating," 1550s, from Latin frustrationem (nominative frustratio) "a deception, a disappointment," noun of action from past participle stem of frustrari (see frustrate). Earlier (mid-15c.) with a sense of "nullification."
  • noun disappointment, thwarting
Example sentences :
  • His grandfather had often discussed this frustration in human life.
  • Extract from : « The Pirates of Ersatz » by Murray Leinster
  • He felt, of course, the mockery of this frustration of his powers.
  • Extract from : « Waiting for Daylight » by Henry Major Tomlinson
  • There was no frustration, no uncertainty in Gunderson's mind.
  • Extract from : « Eight Keys to Eden » by Mark Irvin Clifton
  • How was it they were always compensating for their frustration?
  • Extract from : « Next Door, Next World » by Robert Donald Locke
  • The frustration and the exposure of that plot has increased our reputation an hundredfold.
  • Extract from : « The Loyalist » by James Francis Barrett
  • He went on from day to day in a blackness of rage and shame and frustration.
  • Extract from : « The Rainbow » by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • The Smith County boys, along with the other militiamen, were in a fury of frustration.
  • Extract from : « Shaman » by Robert Shea
  • He wanted to throw himself down from his horse and weep with frustration.
  • Extract from : « The Saracen: Land of the Infidel » by Robert Shea
  • It hurt so much Simon wanted to weep with anger and frustration.
  • Extract from : « The Saracen: Land of the Infidel » by Robert Shea
  • For the divine thing fed on suffering, on poverty, solitude, frustration.
  • Extract from : « The Creators » by May Sinclair

Synonyms for frustration

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019