Word of the Week: Chagrin

CliffsNotes April 22, 2015


CliffsNotes Word of the Week Chagrin Definition


Word: chagrin (n)

Meaning: distress

Synonyms: humiliation, irritation, disappointment

1. Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart’s named replacement on The Daily Show, recently had offensive tweets brought to the public’s attention, much to Trevor’s chagrin.

2. Much to my brother’s chagrin, I showed his new girlfriend pictures of his awkward stage.

3.  After we won the championship, we sang a round of “We Are The Champions,” much to the chagrin of the losing team.

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