aggrieved

  • 1 aggrieved — adj: having a grievance: as a: suffering from an infringement or denial of rights b: having interests adversely affected aggrieved creditors Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 aggrieved — adj. 1. 1 subjected to an injustice. the aggrieved mother. Syn: injured, wronged. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 aggrieved — (adj.) oppressed in spirit, mid 14c., pp. adjective from AGGRIEVE (Cf. aggrieve). The legal sense of injured or wronged in one s rights is from 1580s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 aggrieved — [adj] very distressed afflicted, depressed, disturbed, grieving, harmed, hurt, injured, oppressed, pained, peeved, persecuted, saddened, unhappy, woeful, wronged; concept 403 Ant. happy, pleased …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 aggrieved — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ resentful because of unfair treatment. ORIGIN from Old French agrever make heavier , from Latin aggravare (see AGGRAVATE(Cf. ↑aggravation)) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 aggrieved — [ə grēvd′] adj. 1. having a grievance; wronged 2. injured in one s legal rights aggrievedly [əgrēv′id lē] adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Aggrieved — Aggrieve Ag*grieve , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggrieved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggrieving}.] [OE. agreven, OF. agrever; a (L. ad) + grever to burden, injure, L. gravare to weigh down, fr. gravis heavy. See {Grieve}, and cf. {Aggravate}.] To give pain or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 aggrieved — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, sound ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 aggrieved — adjective Date: 14th century 1. troubled or distressed in spirit 2. a. suffering from an infringement or denial of legal rights < aggrieved minority groups > b. showing or expressing grief, injury, or offense …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 aggrieved — adjective a) Angry or resentful due to unjust treatment. I am aggrieved at the conditions which have been forced upon me. b) Having ones rights denied or curtailed. The aggrieved person may present their petition to the court for review …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 aggrieved — ag|grieved [əˈgri:vd] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: agrever, from Latin aggravare; AGGRAVATE] 1.) angry and sad because you think you have been unfairly treated ▪ an aggrieved tone of voice 2.) law having suffered as a result of the …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 aggrieved — [[t]əgri͟ːvd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you feel aggrieved, you feel upset and angry because of the way in which you have been treated. I really feel aggrieved at this sort of thing. Syn: resentful, bitter …

    English dictionary

  • 13 aggrieved — adjective 1 feeling or showing anger and unhappiness because you think you have been unfairly treated: an aggrieved tone of voice 2 law having suffered as a result of the illegal actions of someone else: the aggrieved party (=the person who has… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 aggrieved — adjective 1) the manager looked aggrieved at the suggestion Syn: resentful, affronted, indignant, disgruntled, discontented, upset, offended, piqued, riled, nettled, vexed, irked, irritated, annoyed, put out, chagrined; informal peeved …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 aggrieved — /əˈgrivd / (say uh greevd) adjective 1. injured; oppressed; wronged: he felt himself aggrieved. 2. Law deprived of legal rights or claims. 3. feeling that one has been wronged; hurt; resentful: an aggrieved expression on someone s face.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 aggrieved — aggrievedly /euh gree vid lee/, adv. aggrievedness, n. /euh greevd /, adj. 1. wronged, offended, or injured: He felt himself aggrieved. 2. Law. deprived of legal rights or claims. 3. troubled; worried; disturbed; unhappy. [1250 1300; ME; see… …

    Universalium

  • 17 aggrieved — ag|grieved [ ə grivd ] adjective feeling angry and unhappy because you think you have been treated in an unfair way a. LEGAL used about someone who is taking a case to court because they have been treated unfairly: the aggrieved party …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 aggrieved — UK [əˈɡriːvd] / US [əˈɡrɪvd] adjective a) feeling angry and unhappy because you think you have been treated in an unfair way b) legal used about someone who is taking a case to court because they have been treated unfairly the aggrieved party …

    English dictionary

  • 19 aggrieved — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. offended (See resentment). II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. wronged, offended, distressed, disturbed, injured, hurt, afflicted, wounded, depressed, troubled. ANT.: comforted, assisted, relieved …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 aggrieved — ag·grieved || É™ griːvd n. grieving people collectivelyv. wrong, oppress; cause sorrow; offend …

    English contemporary dictionary


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