chagrin definition

  • noun:
    • an sense of psychological unease, as of irritation or embarrassment, brought on by failure, dissatisfaction, or a disconcerting occasion: To the woman chagrin, the party finished as she arrived.
    • Distress of head caused by a failure of goals or programs, desire of appreciation, errors etc; vexation or mortification.
    • Vexation; mortification.
    • See shagreen.
    • Mental disquiet and discomfort from the failure of aims or programs, want of admiration, blunders, etc.; mortification; vexation.
    • Synonyms Vexation, etc. See mortification.
    • powerful emotions of shame
    • A keen feeling of mental unease, by irritation or shame, caused by failure, frustration, or a disconcerting event: To her chagrin, the celebration finished equally she appeared.
    • Distress of brain caused by a deep failing of aims or programs, want of understanding, blunders etc; vexation or mortification.
    • Vexation; mortification.
    • See shagreen.
    • Mental disquiet and discomfort from the failure of aims or programs, want of understanding, mistakes, etc.; mortification; vexation.
    • Synonyms Vexation, etc. See mortification.
    • powerful feelings of shame
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to feel chagrin; mortify or discomfit: he had been chagrined on poor product sales of their guide. See Synonyms at embarrass.
    • To stimulate ill-humor in; to vex; to mortify.
    • To cause to feel chagrin; mortify or discomfit: he had been chagrined during the poor product sales of his guide. See Synonyms at embarrass.
    • To excite ill-humor in; to vex; to mortify.
  • verb:
    • To bother or vex; to mortify.
    • cause to feel pity; harm the pleasure of
    • To bother or vex; to mortify.
    • cause to feel pity; hurt the pleasure of
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-be vexed or annoyed.
    • become vexed or annoyed.
  • adjective:
    • Chagrined.
    • Chagrined.
  • others:
    • To excite a feeling of chagrin in; vex; mortify.
    • To stimulate a feeling of chagrin in; vex; mortify.

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