What does chagrin mean?

Definitions for chagrin
ʃəˈgrɪncha·grin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chagrin, humiliation, mortification(verb)

    strong feelings of embarrassment

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. chagrin(Noun)

    Distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification.

  2. chagrin(Noun)

    A type of leather or skin with a rough surface.

  3. chagrin(Verb)

    To bother or vex; to mortify.

    She was chagrined to note that the paint had dried into a blotchy mess.

  4. Origin: From chagrin. Prior to that, the etymology is unclear, with several theories – of Germanic or possibly Turkish origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chagrin(noun)

    vexation; mortification

  2. Chagrin(noun)

    to excite ill-humor in; to vex; to mortify; as, he was not a little chagrined

  3. Chagrin(verb)

    to be vexed or annoyed

  4. Chagrin(adj)

    chagrined

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. chagriner See Chagrin, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chagrin

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chagrin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chagrin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chagrin in a Sentence

  1. Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem:

    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.

  2. Miller Moreover:

    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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Translations for chagrin

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  • разочарование, огорчавам, огорчение, досаждамBulgarian
  • zarmoutit, zklamat, zármutekCzech
  • Verdruss, verdrießenGerman
  • mielipaha, olla pahoillaanFinnish
  • chagrinFrench
  • miabhadh, sàraichScottish Gaelic
  • mortificare, mortificazione, dispiacere, deludere, delusioneItalian
  • 悔しさJapanese
  • 억울함Korean
  • verdriet, vervelen, chagrijn, irritatie, storen, ongenoegenDutch
  • poczucie klęskiPolish
  • desgostoPortuguese
  • огорчение, огорчать, шагреневая кожа, досада, досаждатьRussian
  • förtretSwedish
  • 懊惱Chinese

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