FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the ability a person has to endure the tension and to preserve equanimity when met with obstacles. It is a feature of normal cognitive and affective development. FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE: "Joe had a high frustration tolerance and always found a way." Related Psychology Terms CABLE TENSIOMETRY AFFECTIVE DISORDER DEGENERACY DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY ENVIRONMENTAL THERAPY CONGENITAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY WITH ANHI PERFORMANCE ROUTINE STRANGER ANXIETY SKILL THEORY SORTING TEST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/frustration-tolerance/ (accessed February 18, 2019).