chagrin

  • 41 chagrin — cha|grin [ ʃə grın ] noun uncount FORMAL a feeling of being very annoyed, disappointed, or embarrassed: to someone s chagrin: The report finds (much to the chagrin of male drivers) that women are generally safer behind the wheel than men. ╾… …

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  • 42 chagrin — [[t]ʃæ̱grɪn, AM ʃəgrɪ̱n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu with poss Chagrin is a feeling of disappointment, upset, or annoyance, perhaps because of your own failure. [FORMAL, WRITTEN] One of the first things we did when we moved in, to the chagrin of the… …

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  • 43 chagrin — 1 noun (U) formal annoyance and disappointment because something has not happened the way you hoped: to sb s chagrin: To the chagrin of the Pentagon, the USSR exploded a nuclear bomb in 1949. 2 verb be chagrined formal to feel annoyed and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 44 chagrin — UK [ˈʃæɡrɪn] / US [ʃəˈɡrɪn] noun [uncountable] formal a feeling of being very annoyed, disappointed, or embarrassed to someone s chagrin: The report finds (much to the chagrin of male drivers) that women are generally safer behind the wheel than… …

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  • 45 chagrin — n. & v. n. acute vexation or mortification. v.tr. affect with chagrin. Etymology: F chagrin(er), of uncert. orig …

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  • 46 chagrin — I. noun Etymology: French, from chagrin sad Date: circa 1681 disquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure II. transitive verb (chagrined; chagrining) Date: 1733 to vex or unsettle by disappointing or… …

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  • 47 chagrin — 1. noun /ˈʃæɡ.ɹɪn,ʃəˈɡɹɪn/ a) Distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification. [H]e alone knew how deep was the deluded mans chagrin at the failure of the little plot which he… …

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  • 48 chagrin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mortification, vexation. See dejection, disappointment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mortification, humiliation, dismay, vexation; see embarrassment 1 , shame 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY …

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  • 49 chagrin — [ ʃagrɪn] noun annoyance or shame at having failed. verb (be chagrined) feel annoyed or ashamed. Origin C17 (in the sense melancholy ): from Fr. chagrin (n.), lit. rough skin, shagreen , chagriner (v.) …

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  • 50 chagrin — noun Sean showed up at the party, to everyone s chagrin Syn: annoyance, irritation, vexation, exasperation, displeasure, dissatisfaction, discontent; anger, rage, fury, wrath, indignation, resentment; embarrassment, mortification, humiliation,… …

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  • 51 chagrin —   Hoka.    ♦ To cause chagrin, ho ohoka …

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  • 52 chagrin — /sheuh grin /, n., v., chagrined or chagrinned, chagrining or chagrinning. n. 1. a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation. v.t. 2. to vex by disappointment or humiliation: The rejection of his proposal chagrined him deeply.… …

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  • 53 chagrin — (фр.) от турецк. sagri кожа со спины животного …

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  • 54 chagrin — Synonyms and related words: abash, abashment, cast down, confound, confuse, confusion, discomfit, discomfiture, discompose, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertion, disconcertment, discountenance, distress, disturbance, embarrass, embarrassment,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 55 Chagrin — Sorg ærgelse …

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  • 56 Chagrin — Cha|grin auch: Chag|rin 〈 [ʃagrɛ̃:] n. od. m.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.; Textilw.〉 1. ein Seidengewebe in Taftbindung 2. = Chagrinleder …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 57 chagrin — cha·grin || ʃægrɪn n. annoyance; disappointment; humiliation v. annoy; disappoint; cause feelings of annoyance or disappointment; humiliate …

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  • 58 chagrin — arching …

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  • 59 chagrin — I. n. Mortification, vexation, annoyance, displease, disquiet, ill humor. II. v. a. Mortify, vex, irritate, chafe, annoy, displease, provoke, put out of temper …

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  • 60 chagrin — n 1. vexation, annoyance, irritation, aggravation, perturbation, dismay; bitterness, resentment, chafing, rankling, smarting; bother, fret, worry, care, disquiet. 2. disappointment, frustration, sadness, sorrow, grief; unhappiness, depression,… …

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