Chagrin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʃəˈɡrɪn|  American pronunciation of the word chagrin
Brit.  |ˈʃaɡrɪn|  British pronunciation of the word chagrin

noun

- strong feelings of embarrassment (syn: humiliation, mortification)

verb

- cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of (syn: abase, humble, humiliate, mortify)

Examples

The fact that he'd been unable to attend the funeral was a source of chagrin for Ted.

She had gained five pounds over the winter, much to her chagrin.

He decided to get a tattoo, to the chagrin of his parents.

As many a woman has learned to her chagrin, pathological liars are brilliant at deception.

She expressed her chagrin that the bill had been voted down.

To my great chagrin, the trick did not work.

Much to her chagrin, I got the job.

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