chagrin

[ʃ_ˈa_ɡ_ɹ_ɪ_n], [ʃˈaɡɹɪn], [ʃˈaɡɹɪn]

Definitions of chagrin:

  1.   That which wears or gnaws the mind: vexation: ill- humor. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Vexation; ill- humour. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   To vex or annoy. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   To vex; mortify. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   To fret; to vex. See Shagresn. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   Vexation due to disappointment or mortification. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   Vexation; ill- humor. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for chagrin:

  1. I decided during my teens that I wasn't going to have the life of a concert pianist, much to the chagrin of a lot of people who had put a lot of money into me! – Cy Coleman
  2. Rounder Records decided to call the album Move It On Over, much to my chagrin but they knew what they were doing. It took off and to this day I can't figure out why. – George Thorogood
  3. I therefore shared fully the intense chagrin of the New York and other State delegations when, on the third ballot, Abraham Lincoln received a larger vote than Seward. – Henry Villard

Usage examples for chagrin:

  1. Accordingly the nurse returned to El Abbas, without letter or answer; and when she came in to him, he saw that she was troubled and noted the marks of chagrin on her face; so he said to her, " What is this plight?" ” – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  2. It broke down helplessly in the last mile, a treachery which caused its owner the deepest chagrin although it gave me the final touch for a humorous story of our outing, a sketch which I sold to Harper's Weekly. ” – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  3. There was a roughness about the Duchess of which she was herself conscious, but which she could not restrain, though she knew that it betrayed her chagrin – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  4. He was white with rage and chagrin furious at the failure of his last hope. ” – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. It does comfort one so to be able to feel sure that one knows how to tumble and how to retreat promptly and without chagrin – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  6. Then it was lighted by the fierce fires of rage and hatred, and marked with the chagrin of baffled plans. ” – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  7. “ To our great disappointment and chagrin we found that Mackenzie had no fish nets to sell. ” – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  8. Then I forget my chagrin – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  9. The inspector stared at Malcolm Sage, chagrin in his look. ” – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  10. Daisy laughed at Patty's unmistakable chagrin and ran away downstairs to claim her books. ” – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells

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