FRUSTRATION

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1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet through dreams and neurotic symptoms.

FRUSTRATION: "Joe showed frustration when he could not finish his task."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FRUSTRATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/frustration/ (accessed August 13, 2022).

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