GRE Word List

CHAGRIN

annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)

The meaning of the word chagrin is annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride).

Random words

WordMeaning
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suitorman who is courting a woman
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discombobulateddiscomposed; confused
bristlingrising like bristles; showing irritation
cursorycasual; hastily done with little attention to detail