- having a grievance; wronged
- injured in one's legal rights
- Aggrieved defines a situation in which someone was not afforded the appropriate legal rights.
An example of someone who is aggrieved in legal terms is a person who is not read his Miranda rights upon arrest.
- The definition of aggrieved is someone who is distressed.
An example of someone who is aggrieved is a mother worrying about her sick child.
- Aggrieved means someone being harmed or treated poorly.
An example of someone who is aggrieved is an inmate who is abused by prison officials.
- Feeling distress or affliction.
- Treated wrongly; offended.
- Law Treated unjustly, as by denial of or infringement upon one's legal rights.
(comparative more aggrieved, superlative most aggrieved)
- simple past tense and past participle of aggrieve
aggrieved - Legal Definition
- The revolutionary and imperial epoch had seen a great development of Italian patriotism, and Santarosa was aggrieved by the great extension given to the Austrian power in Italy in 1815, which reduced his own country to a position of inferiority.
- When the other ten were aggrieved Jesus declared that greatness was measured by service, not by rank; and that the Son of Man had come not to be served but to serve, and to give His life to ransom many other lives.
- And Dunyasha, with clenched teeth, without replying but with an aggrieved look on her face, hastily got into the coach to rearrange the seat.
- Offences are punished by the aggrieved party.
- The duchess, herself aggrieved by the dictatorial manners of the cardinal, likewise urged upon her brother the necessity of the retirement of the unpopular minister.