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aggrieved

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adjective ag·grieved \ə-ˈgrēvd\

Simple Definition of aggrieved

  • : feeling anger because of unfair treatment

  • law : having suffered from unfair treatment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aggrieved

  1. 1 :  troubled or distressed in spirit

  2. 2 a :  suffering from an infringement or denial of legal rights <aggrieved minority groups> b :  showing or expressing grief, injury, or offense <an aggrieved plea>

aggrievedly

play \-ˈgrē-vəd-lē\ adverb

Examples of aggrieved in a sentence

  1. He felt aggrieved by their refusal to meet with him.

  2. The aggrieved party may cancel the contract.



14th Century

First Known Use of aggrieved

14th century

Rhymes with aggrieved


AGGRIEVED Defined for Kids

aggrieved

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adjective ag·grieved \ə-ˈgrēvd\

Definition of aggrieved for Students

  1. 1 :  having or showing a troubled or unhappy mind <She answered with an aggrieved tone.>

  2. 2 :  having cause for complaint especially from unfair treatment <The judge ordered payment to the aggrieved party.>




Law Dictionary

aggrieved

adjective ag·grieved

Legal Definition of aggrieved

  1. :  having a grievance: as a :  suffering from an infringement or denial of rights b :  having interests adversely affected <aggrieved creditors>





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