chagrin, humiliation, mortification(verb)
strong feelings of embarrassment
humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase(verb)
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
Distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification.
A type of leather or skin with a rough surface.
To bother or vex; to mortify.
She was chagrined to note that the paint had dried into a blotchy mess.
Origin: From chagrin. Prior to that, the etymology is unclear, with several theories – of Germanic or possibly Turkish origin.
to excite ill-humor in; to vex; to mortify; as, he was not a little chagrined
to be vexed or annoyed
Origin: [Cf. F. chagriner See Chagrin, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sha-grēn′, n. that which wears or gnaws the mind: vexation: annoyance.—v.t. to vex or annoy.—p.adj. Chagrined′. [Fr. chagrin, shagreen, rough skin, ill-humour.]
The numerical value of chagrin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of chagrin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I hope the Dutch can get over their chagrin and say: 'Yes, we are annoyed with Europe, we are annoyed with this Dutch government, but we will still support Ukraine.
To Netanyahu's chagrin, however, the Iranian threat is simply not the most important issue to voters in this election -- a fact that was true ahead of the last elections as well.
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- разочарование, огорчавам, огорчение, досаждамBulgarian
- zarmoutit, zklamat, zármutekCzech
- Verdruss, verdrießenGerman
- mielipaha, olla pahoillaanFinnish
- miabhadh, sàraichScottish Gaelic
- mortificare, mortificazione, dispiacere, deludere, delusioneItalian
- verdriet, vervelen, chagrijn, irritatie, storen, ongenoegenDutch
- poczucie klęskiPolish
- огорчение, огорчать, шагреневая кожа, досада, досаждатьRussian
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