Word of the Day: Chagrin

chagrin cha-grin / shə-grĭn   noun 1. a feeling of annoyance or embarrassment because one has failed Physical pain is easily forgotten, but a moral chagrin lasts indefinitely. Santiago Ramon y Cajal, 1852 – 1934   verb 1. to make someone feel embarrassed or humiliated If the good people, in their wisdom, shall see fit to keep me in the background, I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865