Thesaurus > Related Words: frustrate

  Words related to frustrate

Related / Similar Words: torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, baffle, bilk

 

Definition:
  • treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher";
  • hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent";

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    See Also: double cross

     

    Hyponyms: madden, hamstring, tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer, persecute, oppress, disappoint, let down, dash, short-circuit, ruin

     

    Derivational Morphology: frustration, crucifixion, excruciation, badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment, harassment, tormentor, tormenter, persecutor, defeat, thwarting, foiling, cross, crown of thorns, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter

     

     
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