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Tuesday January 16, 2018

Chagrin (shuh-GRIN)

Humiliation, disappointment, embarrassment, mortification

Usage Examples

  • I was chagrined to find out I had sent the personal email to the whole company.
  • She gained 20 pounds over the winter, much to her chagrin.

Word Usage Tip


  • I was HUMILIATED to find out I had broccoli in my teeth the whole evening.
  • I was CHAGRINED to find out I had broccoli in my teeth the whole evening.

THINK... how can you use chagrin in a conversation today?

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