chagrin

Part of speech: verb

To humiliate; mortify.

Part of speech: noun

Disappointment and wounded pride; mortification.

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Usage examples "chagrin":

  1. The hardest thing for you to bear, is the chagrin of that young woman who is as a daughter to you. - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
  2. I had naturally assumed that they would return with Tars Tarkas the same way that they had come, which would have carried them away from me; but, to my chagrin, they wheeled directly in my direction as they left the room. - "The Gods of Mars", Edgar Rice Burroughs.
  3. For blame was the general note, blame and chagrin. - "Witness For The Defence", A.E.W. Mason.