Definition of Chagrin
a feeling of being frustrated or annoyed because of failure or disappointment
Examples of Chagrin in a sentence
To her chagrin, Jill placed second in the beauty pageant.
Much to my chagrin, I failed my math test.
To the viewer’s chagrin, the final episode of the television series ended with several unanswered questions.
After finishing third in the race, I swallowed my chagrin and congratulated the winner.
To his chagrin, the president realized his bill would not have the public’s approval.
Despite her father’s chagrin, Jill wore the revealing dress to the dance.
To my chagrin, I did not win the lottery last night.
If Alan felt any chagrin about losing the contest, he hid it behind a huge smile.
To Jack’s chagrin, he did not get the salary increase he wanted.
When my secret crush proposed to my sister, I was overwhelmed by chagrin and ran out of the house.
She was overweight in the swimsuit, much to her chagrin and embarrassment.
The teacher regarded the tardy student with chagrin and frustration.
I saw sorrow in the eyes of my students when they enter our classroom after the school shooting.
To the chagrin of my parents, I decided to study abroad again.
Much to his chagrin, he realized that it was his driving error that had caused the multi-car accident.
The poor mother learned to her chagrin that the nearest doctor lived 100 miles away,
To his chagrin he found that Rita was right all along.
Ultimately, to my chagrin and disappointment, I had to remove my father from my life.
I was better than he was at chess, much to his chagrin.
Much to her chagrin, she felt stuck in a loveless marriage for the next 5 years.
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