Words in the news – Chagrin

chagrin (sha GRIN) The noun chagrin refers to a feeling of being very annoyed, disappointed or embarrassed.

A total ban on smoking in pubs and clubs throughout the country takes effect today, to the delight of non-smokers and the chagrin of smokers.

A missed conversion to a splendid try scored by right centre, Kraivuth Chuchai, saw Mahidol go down in defeat, much to the chagrin of their supporters.

The robbers later on found out, to their chagrin, there was only about 500 baht cash in the purse, Pol Lt-Gen Rachot said.

Source – http://readbangkokpost.com/wordoftheday/


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