FRUSTRATION in a Sentence

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 n.  disappointment; failure; act of frustrating
Classic Sentence:
1  If there were frustration, a red one.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
2  Again the silence of pure frustration.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
3  Clifford fascinated her because he always, or so often, frustrated her will, as if by a finer instinct.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
4  If you do, then all my earnest efforts to avoid a scandal will be frustrated.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
5  The execution of a plot may be frustrated by some groundless alarm or unforeseen mischance occurring at the very moment when the scheme is to be carried out.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
6  Because he, having a lofty spirit and far-reaching aims, could not have regulated his conduct otherwise, and only the shortness of the life of Alexander and his own sickness frustrated his designs.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
7  Alas, it shows how little notion you can have of all it has cost me to effect a purpose so unexpectedly frustrated, that you talk of beginning over again.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
8  He had proceeded with wisdom and from the most righteous motives under heaven's blue only to be frustrated by hateful circumstances.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
9  The idea is one that no circumstances can frustrate.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
10  The men curled into depressions and fitted themselves snugly behind whatever would frustrate a bullet.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  She couldn't stand the frustration of not being able to help.
2  Anna was almost crying with frustration.
3  Life frustration, is the rainbow after the storm; life is suffering, there is sunshine after rain the sky looks blue.
4  Their frustration needs some form of expression.
5  Anger is often caused by frustration or embarrassment, or a mixture of the two.
6  People often feel a sense of frustration that they are not being promoted quickly enough.
7  Dave thumped the table in frustration.
8  One of the principal reasons for this fragility is the deep sense of alienation and frustration felt by many Aboriginal Canadians.
9  The breach in the water pipeline was a matter of frustration - a large area of Baghdad without water for twenty hours.
10  In a society where Qataris are outnumbered roughly seven-to-one by expatriates, long-term residents speak of a growing frustration among graduates that they are being fobbed off with sinecures while the most satisfying jobs go to foreigners.
11  The police frustrated the bandit's attempt to rob the bank.
12  He gets frustrated when people don't understand what he's trying to say.
13  This failure leaves the child depressed and frustrated.
14  His apathy just made her even more frustrated.
15  Ever so a person, can in order to my every move and happy or frustrated for a long time.