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chagrined

shuh grind

  • v  cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
  • s  feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    chagrined at the poor sales of his book

  • Woodward, understandably, was chagrined; very, very rich for a working print journalist (Plan of Attack, like most Woodward books, was a best seller), but chagrined nonetheless.
  • Reagan's advisers have been sufficiently chagrined to seek a remedy.
  • The gun was stolen out of his car and a spokesman for Kerlikowske said the chief was "chagrined.
News & Articles

  • Missouri man gets 20 years in triplet mom's death
    JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — A frustrated judge, begrudging prosecutors and chagrined family members all conceded Thursday that offering a plea deal to a southeast Missouri man accused of killing his estranged wife, a mother of 5-year-old triplets who was missing for almost two years before her body was found last week on an island in the nearby Mississippi River, was inadequate.
    June 6, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Estranged husband pleads guilty in Mo. mom's death
    JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — A frustrated judge, begrudging prosecutors and chagrined family members all conceded Thursday that offering a plea deal to a southeast Missouri man accused of killing his estranged wife, a mother of 5-year-old triplets who was missing for almost two years before her body was found last week on an island in the nearby Mississippi River, was inadequate.
    June 6, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Estranged husband pleads guilty in Mo. mom's death - NBC40.net
    JACKSON, Mo. (AP) - A frustrated judge, begrudging prosecutors and chagrined family members all conceded Thursday that offering a plea deal to a southeast Missouri man accused of killing his estranged wife, a mother of 5-year-old triplets who was missing for almost two years before her body was found last week on an island in the nearby Mississippi River, was inadequate.
    June 6, 2013 - NBC40 South Jersey
Quotes

  • Milton Friedman in BusinessWeek
    You must be as chagrined as I am to have Nixon for your disciple,Friedman wrote.
  • Sonny Perdue in Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
    I have been very chagrined at some of the scare tactics and fear mongering that has gone on regarding our university system,Perdue told reporters at a press conference. "Let me say unequivocally that under my administration, we will not...
  • David Paterson in Niagara Gazette
    I am disappointed, stunned and frankly chagrined with a Legislature that is either unable or unwilling to address the problems that the people of the state have,Paterson said. "Rather than act in the interest of the people of New York...

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