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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Being angry or sad because you think you have been unfairly treated. Having suffered as a result of the illegal actions of someone else.

Usage examples (36)
  • Mary Lou was aggrieved by the salesman's attitude.
  • "I was just going to say it first myself," said Edred, in aggrieved tones.
  • I did not covet Hancock Park from any kind of aggrieved perspective.
  • Their reaction was a kind of aggrieved bewilderment, a belief that they were already defeated. for more
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