Definition of Chagrin. Meaning of Chagrin. Synonyms of Chagrin
Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Chagrin.
Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Chagrin and, of course, Chagrin synonyms and on the right images related to the word Chagrin.
Definition of Chagrin
ChagrinChagrin 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. ChagrinChagrin 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.]
I must own that I felt rather vexation and chagrin than
hope and satisfaction. --Richard
Hear me, and touch Belinda with chagrin. --Pope.
Syn: Vexation; mortification; peevishness; fretfulness;
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 Cha*grin", v. i.
To be vexed or annoyed. --Fielding.
Chagrin Cha*grin", a.
Meaning of Chagrin from wikipedia
- up chagrin
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Chagrin
(leather), a type of rawhide consisting
of rough untanned
- Chagrin Falls
is a village
County, Ohio, United States
and is a suburb
Ohio's Cleveland-Akron-Canton metropolitan...
- The Chagrin Falls waterfalls
are waterfalls spouting
off of the Chagrin River
in the center
of the village
Falls, Ohio. At the waterfall
- Julian Chagrin
(born 22 February
1940) is a British-Israeli comedy
actor. He is the husband
and comedian Rolanda Chagrin
- The Chagrin Falls Popcorn
in 1875, is a popcorn
in the village
County, Ohio. It was...
- La Peau de chagrin
(French pronunciation: [la po də ʃaɡʁɛ̃], The Skin of Shagreen), known
as The Wild ****'s Skin is an 1831 novel
d’amour was a French
pop duo formed
1981 in Paris
and often cited
as the ones who recorded
the first French
hip hop album. In 1982 Grégory Ken...
- The Chagrin River
Ohio. The river
has two branches, the Aurora Branch
and East Branch. Of three hypotheses
as to the origin
is a Hebrew-language surname. Notable people
with the surname
include: Francis Chagrin
(1905-1972), Romanian-born British composer Julian
- The Sorrow
and the Pity (French: Le Chagrin
et la Pitié) is a two-part 1969 do****entary film by Marcel Ophuls about
the collaboration between
Recent Searches ...
Related images to Chagrin