aggrieved

[uh-greevd]
adjective
1.
wronged, offended, or injured: He felt himself aggrieved.
2.
Law. deprived of legal rights or claims.
3.
troubled; worried; disturbed; unhappy.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see aggrieve, -ed2

aggrievedly [uh-gree-vid-lee] , adverb
aggrievedness, noun


1. abused, harmed, wounded.
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aggrieve

[uh-greev] ,
verb (used with object), aggrieved, aggrieving.
1.
to oppress or wrong grievously; injure by injustice.
2.
to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English agreven < Middle French agrever < Latin aggravāre to make heavy, worsen, equivalent to ag- ag- + grav- (see grave2) + -āre infinitive suffix; cf. aggravate

aggrievement, noun
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aggrieve (əˈɡriːv)
 
vb
1.  (often impersonal or passive) to grieve; distress; afflict: it aggrieved her much that she could not go
2.  to injure unjustly, esp by infringing a person's legal rights
 
[C14: agreven, via Old French from Latin aggravāre to aggravate]

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

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aggrieve
early 14c., from O.Fr. agrever "bear heavily on," from L. aggravare "make heavier" (see aggravation). Aggrieved in the legal sense of "injured or wronged in one's rights" is from 1580s.
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Example sentences
Shareholders may certainly feel aggrieved that the architect of that strategy
  is still in the corner office.
Most of the credit for our good relations goes to her since she was the
  aggrieved one.
On a clear day, they resemble the jawbone of a shark and bear the aggrieved
  purple color of an approaching squall.
But it illustrates that the label has the ability to make its aggrieved
  customers whole again.
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