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chagrin

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cha·grin  (sh-grn)
n.
A keen feeling of mental unease, as of annoyance or embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event: To her chagrin, the party ended just as she arrived.
tr.v. cha·grined, cha·grin·ing, cha·grins
To cause to feel chagrin; mortify or discomfit: He was chagrined at the poor sales of his book. See Synonyms at embarrass.

[French, possibly from dialectal French chagraigner, to distress, become gloomy, from Old French graim, sorrowful, gloomy, of Germanic origin.]
Word History: The ultimate etymology of the word chagrin, which comes directly to us from French, is considered uncertain by many etymologists. At one time chagrin was thought to be the same word as shagreen, "a leather or skin with a rough surface," derived from French chagrin. The reasoning was that in French the word for this rough material, which was used to smooth and polish things, was extended to the notion of troubles that fret and annoy a person. It was later decided, however, that the sense "rough leather" and the sense "sorrow" each belonged to a different French word chagrin. Other etymologists have offered an alternative explanation, suggesting that the French word chagrin, "sorrow," is a loan translation of the German word Katzenjammer, "a hangover from drinking." A loan translation is a type of borrowing from another language in which the elements of a foreign word, as in Katzen, "cats," and Jammer, "distress, seediness," are assumed to be translated literally by corresponding elements in another language, in this case, chat, "cat," and grigner, "to grimace." The actual etymology is less colorful, with the word probably going back to a Germanic word, *gram, meaning "sorrow, trouble." Chagrin is first recorded in English in 1656 in the now obsolete sense "anxiety, melancholy."

chagrin (ˈʃæɡrɪn)
n
1. a feeling of annoyance or mortification
vb (tr)
2. to embarrass and annoy; mortify
[C17: from French chagrin, chagriner, of unknown origin]
ˈchagrined adj
cha•grin (ʃəˈgrɪn)

n., v. -grined -grinned, -grin•ing -grin•ning. n.
1. a feeling of vexation marked by disappointment or humiliation.
v.t.
2. to vex by disappointment or humiliation.
[1650–60; < French, Middle French, n. derivative of chagriner to upset]
syn: See shame.

chagrin
Past participle: chagrined
Gerund: chagrining

Imperative
chagrin
chagrin
Present
I chagrin
you chagrin
he/she/it chagrins
we chagrin
you chagrin
they chagrin
Preterite
I chagrined
you chagrined
he/she/it chagrined
we chagrined
you chagrined
they chagrined
Present Continuous
I am chagrining
you are chagrining
he/she/it is chagrining
we are chagrining
you are chagrining
they are chagrining
Present Perfect
I have chagrined
you have chagrined
he/she/it has chagrined
we have chagrined
you have chagrined
they have chagrined
Past Continuous
I was chagrining
you were chagrining
he/she/it was chagrining
we were chagrining
you were chagrining
they were chagrining
Past Perfect
I had chagrined
you had chagrined
he/she/it had chagrined
we had chagrined
you had chagrined
they had chagrined
Future
I will chagrin
you will chagrin
he/she/it will chagrin
we will chagrin
you will chagrin
they will chagrin
Future Perfect
I will have chagrined
you will have chagrined
he/she/it will have chagrined
we will have chagrined
you will have chagrined
they will have chagrined
Future Continuous
I will be chagrining
you will be chagrining
he/she/it will be chagrining
we will be chagrining
you will be chagrining
they will be chagrining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chagrining
you have been chagrining
he/she/it has been chagrining
we have been chagrining
you have been chagrining
they have been chagrining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chagrining
you will have been chagrining
he/she/it will have been chagrining
we will have been chagrining
you will have been chagrining
they will have been chagrining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chagrining
you had been chagrining
he/she/it had been chagrining
we had been chagrining
you had been chagrining
they had been chagrining
Conditional
I would chagrin
you would chagrin
he/she/it would chagrin
we would chagrin
you would chagrin
they would chagrin
Past Conditional
I would have chagrined
you would have chagrined
he/she/it would have chagrined
we would have chagrined
you would have chagrined
they would have chagrined
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.chagrin - strong feelings of embarrassmentchagrin - strong feelings of embarrassment    
embarrassment - the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
Verb1.chagrin - cause to feel shamechagrin - cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
spite, wound, bruise, injure, offend, hurt - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
demolish, smash, crush - humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
demean, disgrace, degrade, take down, put down - reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

chagrin
noun
verb
annoy, embarrass, humiliate, disquiet, vex, displease, mortify, discomfit, dissatisfy, discompose He was chagrined at missing such an easy goal.
Translations
chagrin [ˈʃægrɪn]
A. N (= anger) → disgusto m; (= disappointment) → desilusión f, desazón f
to my chagrincon gran disgusto mío

chagrin [ˈʃægrɪn] n (= annoyance) → contrariété f (= disappointment) → déception f
to sb's chagrin → à la déception de qn

chagrin
nÄrger m, → Verdruss m (geh)
vtärgern, verdrießen (geh); he was much chagrined by the newsdie Nachricht bekümmerte or verdross (geh)ihn sehr

chagrin [ˈʃægrɪn] n (frm) → disappunto, dispiacere m

chagrin (ˈʃӕgrin) , ((American) ʃəˈgrin) noun
disappointment and annoyance.


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But he could not take root in any of these; with chagrin, he found his masters invariably whimsical and irregular, constantly running about the country, or on the look-out for adventure.
The viceroy, hearing that I was returned to my residence, did not discover any concern or chagrin as at a disappointment, for such was his privacy and dissimulation that the most penetrating could never form any conjecture that could be depended on, about his designs, till everything was ready for the execution of them.
In her own past behaviour, there was a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a subject of yet heavier chagrin.
 
 
 
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