Translation of chagrin in Spanish:
- [literary/literario] disgusto (masculine), desilusión (feminine)Example sentences
- The long-awaited breakup will ensue, to the embarrassment and chagrin of many.
- He coughed up his Bickfords and turned purple with a mixture of shame and chagrin.
- To his embarrassment and chagrin, not one of these claims has turned out to be true.
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