V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. troubled or distressed at being wronged; 2. showing or expressing grief; 3. harmed by injustice

Synonyms: distressed, wronged, grieved, afflicted, tormented, persecuted, offended

Antonyms: pleased, delighted

Tips: The root of aggrieved is "grief." If you are aggrieved, someone has caused you grief, usually by wronging you.

Usage Examples:

After the trial, the aggrieved parties were awarded compensatory damages. (wronged)

John was aggrieved to find that Mary had borrowed his car without asking. (distressed, offended)

The company employees felt aggrieved that they were getting pay cuts instead of pay raises. (wronged, afflicted)

He was aggrieved at the suggestion that he might need help on the project. (offended, insulted)

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