Frustrative
Frustrative Frus"tra*tive, a. Tending to defeat; fallacious. [Obs.] --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster]

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  • frustrative — adjective That frustrates (causes frustration) …   Wiktionary

  • frustrative — frus·tra·tive …   English syllables

  • frustrative — adjective preventing realization or attainment of a desire • Syn: ↑frustrating, ↑thwarting • Similar to: ↑preventive, ↑preventative • Derivationally related forms: ↑frustrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • frustrating — adjective 1. discouraging by hindering (Freq. 2) • Similar to: ↑discouraging 2. preventing realization or attainment of a desire • Syn: ↑frustrative, ↑thwarting • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thwarting — I noun an act of hindering someone s plans or efforts • Syn: ↑frustration, ↑foiling • Derivationally related forms: ↑foil (for: ↑foiling), ↑thwart, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frustrating — adj. 1. preventing realization or attainment of a desire; causing frustration. Syn: frustrative, thwarting. [WordNet 1.5] 2. discouraging. Opposite of {encouraging}. Syn: disappointing. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frustrate — frustrater, n. frustratingly, adv. frustrative /frus tray tiv, treuh /, adj. /frus trayt/, v., frustrated, frustrating, adj. v.t. 1. to make (plans, efforts, etc.) worthless or of no avail; defeat; nullify: The student s indifference frustrated… …   Universalium

  • Cubeo language — Cubeo Spoken in Brazil, Colombia Native speakers 4,632  (date missing) Language family Tucanoan Cubeo …   Wikipedia

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