aggrieved


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ag·grieved

 (ə-grēvd′)
adj.
1. Feeling distress or affliction.
2. Treated wrongly; offended.
3. Law Treated unjustly, as by denial of or infringement upon one's legal rights.

ag·griev′ed·ly (ə-grē′vĭd-lē) adv.
ag·griev′ed·ness n.

aggrieved

(əˈɡriːvd)
adj
feeling resentment at having been treated unjustly
aggrievedly adv

ag•grieved

(əˈgrivd)

adj.
1. wronged or injured.
2. Law. deprived of legal rights or claims.
3. troubled; worried.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

aggrieved

adjective hurt, wronged, injured, harmed, disturbed, distressed, unhappy, afflicted, saddened, woeful, peeved (informal), ill-used I really feel aggrieved at this sort of thing.
Translations
، مَحْزُون، مَظْلُوم، مَغْبُون
dotčenýukřivděný
forurettet
særîur, sem er misboîiî
įžeistasužgautas
apbēdinātssarūgtināts
zarmútený

aggrieved

[əˈgriːvd]
A. ADJofendido
the aggrieved husbandel marido ofendido
in an aggrieved toneen un tono de queja
he was much aggrievedse ofendió mucho
to feel aggrievedofenderse, resentirse (at por)
B. CPD the aggrieved party Nla parte perjudicada or agraviada

aggrieved

[əˈgriːvd] adj (= unhappy) → contrarié(e) (= angry) → mécontent(e)
aggrieved at sth → mécontent(e) de qch
aggrieved at being ...
He felt aggrieved at being refused permission → Il était mécontent qu'on lui ait refusé la permission.

aggrieved

adjbetrübt (→ at, by über +acc); (= offended)verletzt (at, by durch); voice, lookverletzt, gekränkt; the aggrieved (party) (Jur) → der Beschwerte, die beschwerte Partei

aggrieved

[əˈgriːvd] adj aggrieved (at, by)offeso/a (da), addolorato/a (da)

aggrieved

(əˈgriːvd) adjective
unhappy or hurt because of unjust treatment. He felt aggrieved at his friend's distrust.
References in classic literature ?
If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.
I only meant to say," he stammered after a pause, in which he, however, resumed his aggrieved manner, "that FAIRFAX seems to come here still, and HE is not such a particular friend of mine.
But as he sat still for a moment, and as he steadfastly looked into the mate's malignant eye and perceived the stacks of powder-casks heaped up in him and the slow-match silently burning along towards them; as he instinctively saw all this, that strange forbearance and unwillingness to stir up the deeper passionateness in any already ireful being --a repugnance most felt, when felt at all, by really valiant men even when aggrieved --this nameless phantom feeling, gentlemen, stole over Steelkilt.
Eva looked downcast and aggrieved, and turned slowly.
She was herself aggrieved at being left with nothing more than a life interest in her husband's property; she sided resolutely with Michael; and she stigmatized Andrew's proposal as an attempt to bribe her eldest son into withdrawing a charge against his brother which that brother knew to be true.
A most sensible grievance of those aggrieved times were the Forest Laws.
And as I was the aggrieved party on that--stay, don't go.
Addressing myself to the one who seemed most aggrieved, I said: "I am sure, if you knew all that I have suffered, you would show more kindness towards me, and as for diamonds, I have enough here of the very best for you and me and all your company.
Our age is too enlightened to contend upon topics which concern only the interests of eternity; the men who hold in proper contempt all controversies about trifles, except such as inflame their own passions, have made it a commonplace censure against your ancestors, that their zeal was enkindled by subjects of trivial importance; and that however aggrieved by the intolerance of others, they were alike intolerant themselves.
Then, turning to Aegyptius, "Sir," said he, "it is I, as you will shortly learn, who have convened you, for it is I who am the most aggrieved.
There was a tinge of sadness in his deep joy; Dinah knew it, and did not feel aggrieved.
Yes," said I; and not disposed to show the satisfaction I felt on this point, I, yielding to the whim of the moment, took up the subject as though I considered myself aggrieved rather than benefited by what had been done.