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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A feeling of being embarrassed and annoyed because one has failed or has been disappointed.

Usage examples (37)
  • I feel chagrin when I miss an appointment through no fault of my own.
  • I BET with every Wind that blew, till Nature in chagrin
  • Federer, much to his chagrin, is in perfect position to make that comparison.
  • Sol Witberg would have bitten his bruised and swollen lip in chagrin had it not hurt so much. for more
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