What is the synonym of chagrin?
anger. nounstate of being mad, annoyed. acrimony. animosity. annoyance.
/ˈʃæɡ.rɪn/ disappointment or anger, especially when caused by a failure or mistake: My children have never shown an interest in music, much to my chagrin.
- The fact that he'd been unable to attend the funeral was a source of chagrin for Ted.
- She had gained five pounds over the winter, much to her chagrin.
- He decided to get a tattoo, to the chagrin of his parents.
Chagrin refers to the anxiety or distress one feels when one is embarrassed or disappointed, or frustrated by one's own failure. It often appears in the phrase to one's chagrin.
verb (used with object), cha·grined or cha·grinned, cha·grin·ing or cha·grin·ning. to vex by disappointment or humiliation: The rejection of his proposal chagrined him deeply.
Chagrin is a feeling of disappointment, upset, or annoyance, perhaps because of your own failure.
The word chagrin, a noun, comes from the French word of the same spelling and means "melancholy, anxiety, vexation." An odd fact about the word in English is that it had been thought to be related to another, similar-sounding word, shagreen, "rough, untanned leather." When one mistakes one word as a relative of another ...
Etymology. From French chagrin (“sorrow”), from Middle French chagrin (“pain, affliction”) (compare Middle French chagriner, chagrigner (“to experience sorrow”), Old French chagrin (“painful, afflicted”)), probably derived from Old Northern French chagreiner, chagraigner (“to sadden”), of uncertain origin.
/ʃəˈɡrɪn/ [uncountable] (formal) a feeling of being disappointed or annoyed.
What is another word for chagrin?
Which word is closest in meaning to the word in capitals chagrin?
CHAGRIN (reprehension, revolution, irritation, bedlam,assault)
Some common synonyms of lanky are gaunt, lank, lean, rawboned, scrawny, skinny, and spare.