Today’s word of the day is ‘Chagrin.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
2. A feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Chidh
2. Spanish – Disgusto
3. French – Dépit
4. Mandarin – Nǎo
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. He made little secret of his ambition to become the next prime minister, much to the chagrin of Netanyahu.
2. And much to the chagrin of some in the Lone Star State, a lot of people seem to be buying it.
3. To their chagrin, to that of Feldmarschall Munnich and many others: the upshot of which will be visible before long.
4. They did not beg him to be pacified, as his mother and James always did; on the contrary they seemed to enjoy his chagrin.
5. These vexatious circumstances animated his endeavours, while they irritated his chagrin.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
annoyance, dismay, disquiet, embarrassment, irritation, balk, blow, crushing, discomfiture, discomposure, disgruntlement, dissatisfaction, fretfulness, frustration, humiliation, letdown, mortification, peevishness, shame, spleen, upset, vexation etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
comfort, confidence, happiness, satisfaction, delight, gladness, joy, pleasure, triumph etc.
I do try to deliver a solid first draft, meaning it’s my tenth or twentieth draft and then I call it ‘first’ and hand it in, much to the chagrin of the studio sometimes when they look at the contract and go, ‘You’ve passed your deadline.’
Dustin Lance Black
the chagrin in his face always pic.twitter.com/JKks0bCUdF
— basia (@savageglitter) December 31, 2020
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