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CHAGRIN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chagrin mean? 

CHAGRIN (noun)
  The noun CHAGRIN has 1 sense:

1. strong feelings of embarrassment

  Familiarity information: CHAGRIN used as a noun is very rare.


CHAGRIN (verb)
  The verb CHAGRIN has 1 sense:

1. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

  Familiarity information: CHAGRIN used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHAGRIN (noun)


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Meaning:

Strong feelings of embarrassment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

chagrin; mortification; humiliation

Hypernyms ("chagrin" is a kind of...):

embarrassment (the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public)


CHAGRIN (verb)


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Meaning:

Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

abase; chagrin; humiliate; humble; mortify

Context example:

He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

Hypernyms (to "chagrin" is one way to...):

bruise; hurt; injure; offend; spite; wound (hurt the feelings of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "chagrin"):

crush; demolish; smash (humiliate or depress completely)

degrade; demean; disgrace; put down; take down (reduce in worth or character, usually verbally)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The performance is likely to chagrin Sue


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