aggrievement

noun
ag·​grieve·​ment | \ ə-ˈgrēv-mənt How to pronounce aggrievement (audio) \

Definition of aggrievement

: the quality or state of being aggrieved

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The neon flood of sentimentality, aggrievement, and aggression currently washing over American civic culture is in part a consequence of the longer-term neglect of deeper principles. Fred Bauer, National Review, "How to Renew Our Civic Culture," 20 Oct. 2017 Satan (a riveting Javier Molina) says, stalking through the audience, all vengeance and aggrievement. Laura Collins-hughes, New York Times, "Review: For ‘Judas Iscariot,’ a Courtroom Drama of Epic Proportions," 13 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of aggrievement

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aggrievement

aggrieve + -ment

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The first known use of aggrievement was in 1646

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