adjective ag·grieved \ə-ˈgrēvd\

: feeling anger because of unfair treatment

law : having suffered from unfair treatment

Full Definition of AGGRIEVED

:  troubled or distressed in spirit
a :  suffering from an infringement or denial of legal rights <aggrieved minority groups>
b :  showing or expressing grief, injury, or offense <an aggrieved plea>
ag·griev·ed·ly \-ˈgrē-vəd-lē\ adverb

Examples of AGGRIEVED

  1. He felt aggrieved by their refusal to meet with him.
  2. The aggrieved party may cancel the contract.

First Known Use of AGGRIEVED

14th century

Rhymes with AGGRIEVED

AGGRIEVEDLY Defined for Kids


adjective ag·grieved \ə-ˈgrēvd\

Definition of AGGRIEVED for Kids

:  having or showing a troubled or unhappy mind <She answered with an aggrieved tone.>
:  having cause for complaint especially from unfair treatment <The judge ordered payment to the aggrieved party.>


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