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Definition of Chagrin

Chagrin
Chagrin Cha*grin", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chagrined; p. pr. & vb. n. Chargrining.] [Cf. F. chagriner See Chagrin, n.] To excite ill-humor in; to vex; to mortify; as, he was not a little chagrined.
Chagrin
Chagrin Cha*grin", n. [F., fr. chagrin shagreen, a particular kind of rough and grained leather; also a rough fishskin used for graters and files; hence (Fig.), a gnawing, corroding grief. See Shagreen.] Vexation; mortification. I must own that I felt rather vexation and chagrin than hope and satisfaction. --Richard Porson. Hear me, and touch Belinda with chagrin. --Pope. Syn: Vexation; mortification; peevishness; fretfulness; disgust; disquiet. Usage: Chagrin, Vexation, Mortification. These words agree in the general sense of pain produced by untoward circumstances. Vexation is a feeling of disquietude or irritating uneasiness from numerous causes, such as losses, disappointments, etc. Mortification is a stronger word, and denotes that keen sense of pain which results from wounded pride or humiliating occurrences. Chagrin is literally the cutting pain produced by the friction of Shagreen leather; in its figurative sense, it varies in meaning, denoting in its lower degrees simply a state of vexation, and its higher degrees the keenest sense of mortification. ``Vexation arises chiefly from our wishes and views being crossed: mortification, from our self-importance being hurt; chagrin, from a mixture of the two.' --Crabb.
Chagrin
Chagrin Cha*grin", v. i. To be vexed or annoyed. --Fielding.
Chagrin
Chagrin Cha*grin", a. Chagrined. --Dryden.

Meaning of Chagrin from wikipedia

- Chagrin may refer to: Chagrin (leather), a type of rawhide consisting of rough untanned skin Chagrin (surname), a Hebrew-language surname Chagrin River...
- Julian Chagrin (born 22 February 1940, London) is a British-Israeli comedy actor. He is the husband of actress and comedian Rolanda Chagrin. His father...
- Chagrin Falls is a village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States and is a suburb of Cleveland in Northeast Ohio's Cleveland-Akron-Canton metropolitan...
- The Chagrin River is located in Northeast Ohio. The river has two branches, the Aurora Branch and East Branch. Of three hypotheses as to the origin of...
- La Peau de chagrin (French pronunciation: ​[la po də ʃaɡʁɛ̃], The Skin of Sorrow) is an 1831 novel by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac...
- Chagrin is a Hebrew-language surname, and may refer to: Francis Chagrin (1905-1972), Romanian-born British composer Julian Chagrin (born 1940), British-Israeli...
- Chagrin d’amour is a French pop duo, often cited as the ones who recorded the first French hip hop album. In 1982, they released “Chacun fait ce qui lui...
- The Chagrin Falls Popcorn Shop, established in 1875, is a popcorn and candy shop located in the village of Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. It was...
- The Chagrin Falls waterfalls are waterfalls spouting off of the Chagrin river in the center of the village of Chagrin Falls, northeast of Cleveland. At...
- the song at Davey's funeral. In the months that followed, much to the chagrin of Davey Allison's family and fans, Liz sought solace in what evolved into...
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