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chagrin
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
a bad feeling such as embarrassment, disappointment, or annoyance — especially due to a disconcerting event, mistake or other blow to the ego
  • Sherlock Holmes staggered back, white with chagrin and surprise.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (91% in)
  • Altogether, look as I would, there was nothing remarkable about the man save his blazing red head, and the expression of extreme chagrin and discontent upon his features.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (8% in)
  • Sherlock Holmes looked deeply chagrined.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (67% in)

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