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chagrinnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈʃæɡ.rɪn/ formal
disappointment or ​anger, ​especially when ​caused by a ​failure or ​mistake: My ​children have never ​shown an ​interest in ​music, much to my chagrin.
chagrined
adjective uk   us   /-rɪnd/
(Definition of chagrin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chagrinnoun [U]

 us   /ʃəˈɡrɪn/
a ​feeling of being ​upset, ​disappointed, or ​annoyed, esp. because of a ​failure or ​mistake: We ​growlots of ​squash, much to my children’s chagrin.
chagrined
adjective  us   /ʃəˈɡrɪnd/
She was chagrined to ​discover her ​mistake.
(Definition of chagrin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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