Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Feeling distress or affliction.
  • adjective Treated wrongly; offended.
  • adjective Law Treated unjustly, as by denial of or infringement upon one's legal rights.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective subjected to an injustice.

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  • adjective Angry or resentful due to unjust treatment.
  • adjective law Having one's rights denied or curtailed.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of aggrieve.

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Examples

  • The "no victims, no excuses" motto, she stated, was extremely important because if one felt like a victim, one felt "aggrieved" or wronged, and "the twin to aggrieved is entitlement."

    Laura Trice: Condoleezza Rice: A Role Model for Overcoming Adversity

  • My force has just decided that for the next month, on a trial basis, all crimes where the aggrieved is of a minority ethnic group will be allocated to an officer for investigation, regardless of the evidence or lack of.

    The Sky Above Was Candy « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • "I was just going to say it first myself," said Edred, in aggrieved tones.

    The House of Arden

  • Articles 32 and 136 of the constitution entitle aggrieved litigants to approach SC, but it has been felt that the provisions have become a burden on the court and heartbroken litigants, who can't resist the temptation of taking a last chance.

    Analysis

  • Articles 32 and 136 of the constitution entitle aggrieved litigants to approach SC, but it has been felt that the provisions have become a burden on the court and heartbroken litigants, who can't resist the temptation of taking a last chance.

    Analysis

  • Articles 32 and 136 of the constitution entitle aggrieved litigants to approach SC, but it has been felt that the provisions have become a burden on the court and heartbroken litigants, who can't resist the temptation of taking a last chance.

    Analysis

  • Articles 32 and 136 of the constitution entitle aggrieved litigants to approach SC, but it has been felt that the provisions have become a burden on the court and heartbroken litigants, who can't resist the temptation of taking a last chance.

    Analysis

  • Under the tentative pact, the firm would put aside $180,000 for a so-called aggrieved persons fund to cover any discrimination claims.

    Discrimination Case Tracked

  • Mary looked from her to Neil and back, and her expression turned aggrieved.

    Shameless

  • Mary looked from her to Neil and back, and her expression turned aggrieved.

    Shameless

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