frustration threshold

frustration threshold

[frəs′trā·shən ‚thresh‚hōld]
(psychology)
The point at which an individual feels or shows frustration over inability to achieve an objective.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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