Definition of aggrieved
1 : troubled or distressed in spirit
2a : suffering from an infringement or denial of legal rights aggrieved minority groupsb : showing or expressing grief, injury, or offense an aggrieved plea
aggrievedlyplay \-ˈgrē-vəd-lē\ adverb
Examples of aggrieved in a sentence
He felt aggrieved by their refusal to meet with him.
The aggrieved party may cancel the contract.
First Known Use of aggrieved
AGGRIEVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aggrieved for English Language Learners
: feeling anger because of unfair treatment
law : having suffered from unfair treatment
AGGRIEVED Defined for Kids
Definition of aggrieved for Students
1 : having or showing a troubled or unhappy mind She answered with an aggrieved tone.
2 : having cause for complaint especially from unfair treatment The judge ordered payment to the aggrieved party.
Legal Definition of aggrieved
: having a grievance: as a : suffering from an infringement or denial of rights b : having interests adversely affected aggrieved creditors
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