CHAGRIN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of chagrin
Definition:
n. anxiety caused by humiliation or injured pride; disappointment
Example:
Embarrassed by his parents' shabby, working-class appearance, Doug felt their visit to his school would bring him nothing but chagrin.
Sentence in Classic:
Amusement and chagrin seemed to be struggling for the mastery, until the former suddenly carried the day, and he burst into a hearty laugh.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Altogether, look as I would, there was nothing remarkable about the man save his blazing red head, and the expression of extreme chagrin and discontent upon his features.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
With this expression of feeling for his unfortunate friend, Master Bates sat himself on the nearest chair with an aspect of chagrin and despondency.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
The Munroe girls were concealing their chagrin at the defection of the swarthy Fontaine boys, but they were annoyed at the way Tony and Alex stood about the circle, jockeying for a position near Scarlett should any of the others arise from their places.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In her own past behaviour, there was a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a subject of yet heavier chagrin.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Next day it all came out, sadly to my chagrin; and still I was not altogether sorry: I thought the burden of directing and warning would be more efficiently borne by him than me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context