April 22, 2015
Word: chagrin (n)
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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