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Today's Word "chagrin"

Acute vexation or annoyance on

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chagrin \shuh-GRIN\ (noun) - Acute vexation, annoyance, or embarrassment, arising from disappointment or failure.

(transitive verb) - To unsettle or vex by disappointment or humiliation; to mortify.

"Chagrined to find that her current boyfriend has become best pals with her ex-boyfriend Bill, Jeanette went and talked to him about it."

 

Chagrin is from the French, from chagrin, "sad."

 

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