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Definition 1: strong feelings of embarrassment - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for chagrin in the sense of this definition

(chagrin is a kind of ...) the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

Definition 2: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of - [verb of emotion]

Samples where chagrin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

Synonyms for chagrin in the sense of this definition

(chagrin is a kind of ...) hurt the feelings of

"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised my ego"

(... is a kind of chagrin ) humiliate or depress completely

"She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation" "The death of her son smashed her"

(... is a kind of chagrin ) reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

"She tends to put down younger women colleagues" "His critics took him down after the lecture"

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