chagrined chagrined adj. feeling vexed, especially due to feeling inferior or unworthy and hence embarrassed; as, chagrined at the poor sales of his book.

Syn: embarrassed, mortified. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chagrined — mortified, *ashamed Analogous words: discomfited, abashed, embarrassed, disconcerted (see EMBARRASS): humiliated (see ABASE): discomposed, perturbed, upset (see DISCOMPOSE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • chagrined — adj. 1) chagrined at (chagrined at being rejected) 2) chagrined to + inf. (she was chagrined to learn of the outcome) 3) chagrined that + clause (we are chagrined that the meeting cannot take place) * * * chagrined to + inf. (she was chagrined to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Chagrined — Chagrin Cha*grin , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chagrined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chargrining}.] [Cf. F. chagriner See {Chagrin}, n.] To excite ill humor in; to vex; to mortify; as, he was not a little chagrined. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chagrined — [[t]ʃæ̱grɪnd, AM ʃəgrɪ̱nd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are chagrined by something, it disappoints, upsets, or annoys you, perhaps because of your own failure. [WRITTEN] The chair of the committee did not appear chagrined by the… …   English dictionary

  • chagrined — adjective feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self conscious felt abashed at the extravagant praise chagrined at the poor sales of his book was embarrassed by her child s tantrums • Syn: ↑abashed, ↑embarrassed • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chagrined — Synonyms and related words: abashed, afflicted, agitated, ashamed, beset, blushing, bothered, cast down, chapfallen, confused, crestfallen, crushed, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, disquieted, distressed, disturbed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chagrined —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • chagrined — cha·grin || ʃægrɪn n. annoyance; disappointment; humiliation v. annoy; disappoint; cause feelings of annoyance or disappointment; humiliate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chagrined — adj vexed, annoyed, irritated, put out, irked, aggravated, exasperated, perturbed, dismayed, displeased, ruffled, nettled, bothered; disappointed, frustrated, dejected, downcast, sad, unhappy, despairing, desponding, despondent; humiliated,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chagrined — See: chagrin …   English dictionary

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