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As movement patterns in cities slowly return to pre-pandemic levels, some governments are reversing those decisions, much to the chagrin of pedestrians who’ve enjoyed their newfound freedom.
CITIES THAT FAVORED PEDESTRIANS OVER CARS ARE REVERSING COURSECAMILLE SQUIRESAUGUST 25, 2021QUARTZ
Many companies hastily created new policies and benefits, such as extra time off, to support employees with children at home, sometimes to the chagrin of their non-parent counterparts.
THIS NEW GOVERNMENT DATA SHOW US PARENTS DIDN’T DO MORE PARENTING IN 2020LILA MACLELLANJULY 22, 2021QUARTZ
It is a rare and proud moment for our families, and would be fun to see his mother's chagrin.
MISS MANNERS: RELATIVE LETS OUT LONG-HELD GRUDGESJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We inherited our mats from my in-laws, who, much to this gear editor’s chagrin, were using them as camping pads before they made a much needed upgrade to cots.
THE FOAM MATS THAT HELP ME EXERCISE MOREWILL TAYLORMAY 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
She excelled, but to the documented chagrin of most in her circle, she left early.
MIDORI’S CAREER STARTED WITH A FLEETING MOMENT. IT’S EVOLVED INTO A LASTING LEGACY.MICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Landau talked at length about cartels, drug violence and trade, but environmental issues never came up on the call, to the chagrin of Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina, who’s been outspoken for years on the need to address cross-border sewage spills.
MORNING REPORT: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA CHAPTER ACCUSED OF FRAUDVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMAY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This chick-lit gem centers around a Bridget Jones-esque character named Andrea Tang, a 33-and-fabulous singleton, who, to her family’s chagrin, doesn’t need a man to feel complete.
12 ASIAN WRITERS TO WATCHKATE BARTLETTAPRIL 8, 2021OZY
In 1868, to the chagrin of his wife, Stanton barricaded himself in his office and slept on a couch for more than two months until Johnson’s trial ended.
THE WAR SECRETARY WHO BARRICADED HIMSELF IN HIS OFFICE DURING AN IMPEACHMENT TRIALRONALD G. SHAFERJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Princess Kaguya grows up loving her rural, simple lifestyle, but when she comes of age, she is whisked away to live a fancy royal life in the city — with servants attending to her and suitors pursuing her — all to her chagrin.
7 DARING MOVIE ADAPTATIONS OF LITERARY CLASSICSALLEGRA FRANKAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
Even slight familiarity with the microscopic structure of vegetable tissue will prevent the chagrin of such errors.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHAGRIN

  • anguish
  • bitterness
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • blues
  • catatonia
  • chagrin
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondence
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • dismals
  • distress
  • doldrums
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downheartedn
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