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English noun: chagrin

1. chagrin (feeling) strong feelings of embarrassment


Synonymshumiliation, mortification


Broader (hypernym)embarrassment


English verb: chagrin

1. chagrin (emotion) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of


SamplesHe humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to chagrin Sue


Synonymsabase, humble, humiliate, mortify


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite, wound


Narrower (hyponym)crush, degrade, demean, demolish, disgrace, put down, smash, take down









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