- wronged, offended, or injured: He felt himself aggrieved.
- Law. deprived of legal rights or claims.
- troubled; worried; disturbed; unhappy.
verb (used with object), ag·grieved, ag·griev·ing.
- to oppress or wrong grievously; injure by injustice.
- to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc.
- feeling resentment at having been treated unjustly
- (often impersonal or passive) to grieve; distress; afflictit aggrieved her much that she could not go
- to injure unjustly, esp by infringing a person’s legal rights
“oppressed in spirit,” mid-14c., past participle adjective from aggrieve. The legal sense of “injured or wronged in one’s rights” is from 1580s.