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aggrieved

[ uh-greevd ]
/ əˈgrivd /
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adjective
wronged, offended, or injured: He felt himself aggrieved.
Law. deprived of legal rights or claims.
troubled; worried; disturbed; unhappy.

OTHER WORDS FOR aggrieved

1 abused, harmed, wounded.
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Origin of aggrieved

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at aggrieve, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM aggrieved

ag·griev·ed·ly [uh-gree-vid-lee], /əˈgri vɪd li/, adverbag·griev·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for aggrieved

aggrieved
/ (əˈɡriːvd) /

adjective
feeling resentment at having been treated unjustly

Derived forms of aggrieved

aggrievedly (əˈɡriːvɪdlɪ), adverb
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