The act of exciting, or the condition of being excited to action, by stimulation; -- as, the condition of an organ of sense, when its nerve is affected by some external body; especially, the act of exciting muscle fibers to contraction, by artificial stimulation; as, the irritation of a motor nerve by electricity; also, the condition of a muscle and nerve, under such stimulation.
The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
A person or thing that disappoints
A source of irritation or annoyance:
The act or condition of negating the existence of a law, performed by individuals acting in a public capacity (for example, a jury) or by one level of government opposing the laws of another.
A narrow or obstructed section, as of a highway or a pipeline.
An instance of blocking or obstructing.
The association of a number of people in an enterprise for mutual benefits or profits
The state of being supported:
The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
(Psychol.) Increased ease of performance of any action, resulting from the lessening of nerve resistance by the continued successive application of the necessary stimulus
A coming to naught; frustration:
Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
Find another word for frustration. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for frustration, like: irritation, failure, defeat, disappointment, vexation, bitterness, difficulty, cooperation, anger, resentment and anguish.