Adjective "aggrieved" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.
  1. 'In most parts of the world, an aggrieved party has to prove that what is said about them is a lie.'
  2. 'What was necessary was that the aggrieved party should be able to identify the basis of the decision.'
  3. 'Where such a link is proven, the employer could be in for a nasty blow to his bank balance if the aggrieved party takes a case and wins.'
  4. 'I suppose there are the blogs that are very rude and offensive with no redress for the aggrieved party.'
  5. 'It is bad manners to push a new relationship on your friends and very bad manners to bad-mouth the aggrieved party.'
  6. 'In both cases any breach of an order or undertaking which gives rise to damage or loss shall be actionable by the aggrieved third party.'
  7. 'Thus an aggrieved party had an alternative remedy for the wrong valuation, a remedy against the valuer.'
  8. 'It is an equitable remedy by which the court can enable an aggrieved party to obtain restitution.'
  9. 'Sure, it recognises that there are one or two aggrieved parties; of course it does.'
  10. 'If a judgment has been obtained by perjured evidence remedies are available to the aggrieved party.'


1. wronged, offended, or injured: He felt himself aggrieved.

2. Law. deprived of legal rights or claims.

3. troubled; worried; disturbed; unhappy.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be aggrieved in ways."

"people can be aggrieved at tirades."

"people can be aggrieved at thoughts."

"people can be aggrieved at incidents."

"people can be aggrieved at flares."

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Middle English (in the sense ‘distressed’): past participle of aggrieve, from Old French agrever ‘make heavier’, based on Latin aggravare (see aggravate).