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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchagrinchag‧rin1 /ˈʃæɡrɪn $ ʃəˈɡrɪn/ noun [uncountable]  ANNOYannoyance and disappointment because something has not happened the way you hopedto somebody’s chagrin Much to her chagrin, I got the job.
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chagrinTo his senior executives' chagrin, Mr McGovern always flies economy class and is proud of it.To his chagrin, only a small crowd turned out to watch him.She could sympathize with his chagrin but it was hardly enough to keep him awake at night.The company will probably discover, to its chagrin, that it cuts both ways.She glanced round, spotting Terry Lewis on the outer fringes of their circle, an expression of chagrin on his face.For Crespi, getting lost in natural space led to a moment of chagrin followed by an act of substitution.The right is hereditary but I've done nothing about it, slightly to my father's chagrin.To the chagrin of congressional leaders, his policy proposals were prepared in secret without consultation with them.
chagrinchagrin2 verb   be chagrined
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chagrinIn a preseason game against Jacksonville, Doleman used another move to sack the quarterback that left the Jags' Boselli chagrined.We four dietitians and our significant others felt especially chagrined.Mary was so chagrined that she threw herself into a life of promiscuity.We are chagrined, we are contrite and we are genuinely grateful to you for correcting us.
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