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  • 1 frustration — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, great ▪ My biggest frustration was not having enough time. ▪ pure, sheer, utter ▪ …

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  • 2 frustration */ — UK [frʌˈstreɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms frustration : singular frustration plural frustrations 1) a) [countable/uncountable] an annoyed or impatient feeling that you get when you are prevented from doing what you want frustration at: He… …

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  • 3 frustration — frus|tra|tion [ frʌ streıʃn ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount an annoyed or impatient feeling that you get when you are prevented from doing what you want: frustration at: He expressed his frustration at not being able to talk openly. in/with… …

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  • 4 frustration — frus|tra|tion [frʌˈstreıʃən] n 1.) [U and C] the feeling of being annoyed, upset, or impatient, because you cannot control or change a situation, or achieve something ▪ People often feel a sense of frustration that they are not being promoted… …

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  • 5 frustration — [frʌˈstreɪʃ(ə)n] noun [C/U] an annoyed or impatient feeling that you get when you are prevented from doing what you want There is a growing sense of frustration among hospital staff.[/ex] …

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  • 6 frustration — frus·tra·tion /ˌfrəs trā shən/ n 1 a: the act of frustrating b: the state or an instance of being frustrated c: something that frustrates 2: a common law doctrine of contract law: parties to a contract may be excused from performance even though… …

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  • 7 frustration — act of frustrating, 1550s, from L. frustrationem (nom. frustratio) a deception, a disappointment, noun of action from pp. stem of frustrari (see FRUSTRATE (Cf. frustrate)). Earlier (mid 15c.) with a sense of nullification …

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  • 8 sense — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sight, hearing, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, developed, good, keen ▪ Raccoons have a highly developed sense of touch. ▪ poor ▪ …

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  • 9 frustration — noun Date: circa 1555 1. the act of frustrating 2. a. the state or an instance of being frustrated b. a deep chronic sense or state of insecurity and dissatisfaction arising from unresolved problems or unfulfilled needs 3. something that… …

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  • 10 frustration — A psychologic or psychiatric term indicating the thwarting of or inability to gratify a desire or to satisfy an urge or need. [L. frustro, pp. atus, to deceive, disappoint, fr. frustra (adv.), in vain] * * * frus·tra·tion (.)frəs trā shən n 1) a… …

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  • 11 Sexual frustration — describes the condition in which a person is in a state of agitation, stress or anxiety due to prolonged sexual inactivity and/or sexual dissatisfaction that leads them to want more sex or better sex, or a state in which he/she is sexually… …

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  • 12 Psychosocial development — as articulated by Erik Erikson explains eight stages through which a healthily developing human should pass from infancy to late adulthood. In each stage the person confronts, and hopefully masters, new challenges. Each stage builds on the… …

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  • 13 ARAB POPULATION — GENERAL SURVEY Under the British Mandate, 1917–48 In 1917, at the time of the British conquest of Palestine during World War I, the country s Arabic speaking population numbered less than 600,000 persons; in 1947 it was estimated at 1,200,000.… …

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  • 14 economic development — Process whereby simple, low income national economies are transformed into modern industrial economies. Theories of economic development the evolution of poor countries dependent on agriculture or resource extraction into prosperous countries… …

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  • 15 First Intifada — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Intifada partof=the Arab Israeli conflict, Israeli Palestinian conflict caption=Media coverage of the first Intifada (1987 1992) often focused on young Palestinians throwing stones at tanks and Israeli… …

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  • 16 Affective tutoring systems — (ATS) It is believed that Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs) would be significantly enhanced if computers could adapt in response to the emotions of students (Picard, 1997; Kort, Reilly and Picard, 2001; Alexander and Sarrafzadeh, 2004). This is …

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  • 17 Albert Adu Boahen — (May 24, 1932 ndash; May 24, 2006), born Albert Kwadzo Adu Boahen, was a Ghanaian academic, historian, and politician. He was the first Ghanaian to receive a Ph.D in African history from the School of Oriental and African Studies. [… …

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  • 18 ZIONISM — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the word and its meaning forerunners ḤIBBAT ZION ROOTS OF ḤIBBAT ZION background to the emergence of the movement the beginnings of the movement PINSKER S AUTOEMANCIPATION settlement… …

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  • 19 Philip Roth — Infobox Writer name = Philip Roth caption = deletable image caption birthdate = Birth date and age|1933|3|19|mf=y birthplace = Newark, New Jersey deathdate = deathplace = occupation = novelist genre = Literary fiction movement = nationality =… …

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  • 20 disappointment — n. 1. Frustration, foiling, baffling, unfulfilment. 2. Frustration of hopes, sense of frustration, feeling of thwarted expectation …

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