Pronunciation of Chagrin
/ʃˈaɡɹɪn/, /ʃˈaɡɹɪn/, /ʃ_ˈa_ɡ_ɹ_ɪ_n/
Synonyms for chagrin:
Other synonyms and related words:
disappoint, abasement, faze, abash, repentance, gangrene, care, sphacelus, discomfiture, bewilder, crucify, humble, gloom, overawe, discomfit, subdue, discomfort, abashment, daunt, confusion, unrest, anger, sphacelate, confuse, confound, abase, discompose, disappointment, disconcert, humiliate, discomposure, guilt, necrosis, mortify, offend, necrose, dishearten, sorrow, discountenance, embarrass, embarrassment, inhibition.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
cause displeasure (verb)
Usage examples for chagrin:
- One day in the golden October she set out to walk some distance up the valley of the Chagrin River. - "The Mormon Prophet", Lily Dougall.
- He appeared to feel much chagrin at their being in the possession, and subject to the intermeddlings of the Earl, who was represented as a nobleman of an eccentric character. - "Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey", Washington Irving.
- Nothing remained for him to do save make the best of a situation, the acceptance of which filled him with chagrin. - "The Long Chance", Peter B. Kyne.