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Definition of the noun chagrin
What does chagrin mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: chagrins
- strong feelings of embarrassment
Alternative definition of the noun chagrin
- Distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification.
- A type of leather or skin with a rough surface.
- synonym: shagreen
Definition of the verb chagrin
What does chagrin mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: chagrined / chagrinned (less preferred form) | chagrining / chagrinning (less preferred form) | chagrins
- cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
- example: The performance is likely to chagrin Sue
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] The clown amused [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown amused the children [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] [Adjective] That movie bored me silly [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] with [Oblique] The clown amused the children with his antics [Cause, genitive]'s [Oblique] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown's antics amused the children [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Adverb] Little children amuse easily
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abash, affect, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, alarm, alienate, amaze, amuse, anger, annoy, antagonize, appall, appease, arouse, assuage, astonish, astound, awe, baffle, befuddle, beguile, bewilder, bewitch, boggle, bore, bother, bug, calm, captivate, charm, cheer, chill, comfort, concern, confound, confuse, console, content, convince, cow, crush, cut, daunt, daze, dazzle, deject, delight, demolish, demoralize, depress, devastate, disappoint, disarm, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, disgrace, disgruntle, disgust, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dispirit, displease, disquiet, dissatisfy, distract, distress, disturb, divert, dumbfound, elate, electrify, embarrass, embolden, enchant, encourage, enervate, engage, engross, enlighten, enliven, enrage, enrapture, entertain, enthrall, enthuse, entice, entrance, exasperate, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, fascinate, fatigue, faze, flabbergast, flatter, floor, fluster, frighten, frustrate, gall, galvanize, gladden, gratify, grieve, harass, harm, haunt, hearten, horrify, humble, humiliate, hurt, hypnotize, impair, impress, incense, inflame, infuriate, inspire, insult, interest, intimidate, intoxicate, intrigue, invigorate, irk, irritate, jade, jar, jollify, jolt, lull, madden, menace, mesmerize, miff, molest, mollify, mortify, move, muddle, mystify, nauseate, nettle, numb, obsess, occupy, offend, outrage, overawe, overwhelm, pacify, pain, peeve, perplex, perturb, pester, pique, placate, plague, please, preoccupy, provoke, puzzle, quench, rankle, ravish, reassure, recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, relax, relieve, repel, repulse, revitalize, revolt, rile, roil, ruffle, sadden, satiate, satisfy, scandalize, scare, shake, shame, shock, sicken, sober, solace, soothe, spellbind, spook, stagger, startle, stimulate, sting, stir, strike, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, tantalize, taunt, tease, tempt, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thrill, throw, tickle, tire, titillate, torment, torture, touch, transfix, transport, trouble, try, unnerve, unsettle, uplift, upset, vex, weary, worry, wound, wow.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonyms of chagrin: abase / humble / humiliate / mortify
- more generic words: bruise / hurt / injure / offend / spite / wound = hurt the feelings of
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Alternative definition of the verb chagrin
- [transitive] To bother or vex; to mortify.
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Fraser's Magazine (1843)
by James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch
The Peau de Chagrin is the other work of this author, to which we will now briefly advert. Its story is as follows:– A young student, ruined by dissition and extravagance, having lost is last napoleon at a ing-table, determines to destroy himself; ...
by Grace C. Keroher
Chagrin magnafacies1 Upper Devonian : Northwestern Pennsylvania. Original reference: K. E. Caster ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Chagrin, shag'grln, v. sha.grln'. Sliagreen, the skin of sharks, Arc, made into leather; sliagreened, sha.grecnct ', covered with shagreen. Chagrin, vexation, to vex; chagrined (2 syl., one n). " Shagreen." made originally from the skin of the ...
For Use in Elementary Schools by John Kennedy
Chagrin — melancholy ; chagrin (mortification). F. chagrin ...
by James Copland
Suicide often is suggested by the emotions consequent upon reverses, wounded self- love, chagrin, and contrarieties of all kinds ; and by the violence or intensity of passion and anger : the enraged feelings, being incapable or unable to ...
by Robert Chambers
chagrin, shagreen, rough skin used for rasping or polishing wood.] Chain, chin, n. a series of links or rings passing through one another; a number of things coming after each other; anything that binds ; a measure, of 100 links, 66 feet lon .
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I decided during my teens that I wasn't going to have the life of a concert pianist, much to the chagrin of a lot of people who had put a lot of money into me! (Cy Coleman)
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1G2R1I1N1
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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