how to pronounce chagrin


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the above transcription of chagrin is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

chagrin is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of chagrin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… laborer much to the chagrin of his very …”

meanings of chagrin


  1. A type of leather or skin with a rough surface.
  2. Distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification.


  1. To bother or vex; to mortify.
  2. To be vexed or annoyed.


  1. Feeling chagrin; annoyed; vexed, fretful.

chagrin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chagrin occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics chagrin can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that chagrin can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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