Antonyms for aggrieved

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When they had gone Eileen turned to Linda with a discontented and aggrieved face.

He insisted that they were the aggrieved party, and chose swords.

This may lead to a long-shot duel between the aggressor and the aggrieved.

"You should have told me that before," said the girl, in an aggrieved tone.

“You seem to be very happy with Lucy,” she said, with an aggrieved smile.

Poor Flora had no greater enemy, the aggrieved mate had no greater sympathiser.

When the aggrieved Franklin came on deck Mr Powell made a remark to that effect.

I was aggrieved against him, as though he had cheated me—me!

His face was aggrieved, because he had woke up and found himself alone.

I don't know why he should have been aggrieved, but he seemed to be.

WORD ORIGIN

"oppressed in spirit," mid-14c., past participle adjective from aggrieve. The legal sense of "injured or wronged in one's rights" is from 1580s.

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