Definition for aggrieved (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ag·grieved, ag·griev·ing.
Origin of aggrieve
Examples from the Web for aggrieved
In short, Pakistan is an aggrieved state that got the short end of the stick when Partition happened.
I would rather not say it annoys me because it sounds so aggrieved and me-centered.The Author Of The Summer's Hit Paranoid Fantasy Opens Up|William O’Connor|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not just crazy-eyed Michele Bachmann or perpetually aggrieved Sarah Palin types.It’s Not the President’s Speech That Makes News but the Reactions to It|Michelle Cottle|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And it is Lane, an aggrieved father, who gets the last word.The Louisiana Public School Cramming Christianity Down Students’ Throats|Andrew Cohen|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so they did what academics do when they are aggrieved: they wrote an article in a medical journal.
The old man was unable to say that he did not hear, but he maintained an aggrieved attitude.General John Regan|George A. Birmingham
Endurance, to excite commiseration, must be uncomplaining—an axiom the aggrieved of the gentle sex should remember.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
When this was done the aggrieved commander would address his chief officer in a deep, hollow voice that was obviously artificial.Windjammers and Sea Tramps|Walter Runciman
With an aggrieved air Julian knocked the ashes out of his pipe.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
"We have almost waited," he said, glancing at the young lady as the person most aggrieved.Norston's Rest|Ann S. Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for aggrieved (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for aggrieved (2 of 2)
Word Origin for aggrieve
Word Origin and History for aggrieved (1 of 2)
"oppressed in spirit," mid-14c., past participle adjective from aggrieve. The legal sense of "injured or wronged in one's rights" is from 1580s.