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adjective as in very distressed

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Despite the collective outpouring of grief and emotion in the days and weeks after Lennon’s death, the aggrieved widow was not really embraced by her husband’s mourning fans.

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Interventions from — and lawsuits by — civil rights organizations, the federal government and aggrieved potential employees forced breweries to diversify their workforces in the 1970s and 1980s.

Automatically posting your images or video to social media can add to the aggrieved party’s distress.

We’ll shine a light on why so many Americans feel so aggrieved, and why they see the world and their place in it so differently.

I was such a fan of the ever-so-innocent books, where the rudest thing ever said was “golly gosh,” that I was aggrieved to learn that the writer had a darker side.

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In short, Pakistan is an aggrieved state that got the short end of the stick when Partition happened.

Some are genuinely aggrieved by the disruption caused to the transport system.

I have written that actually black communities are quite aggrieved about black-on-black violence.

I would rather not say it annoys me because it sounds so aggrieved and me-centered.

Not just crazy-eyed Michele Bachmann or perpetually aggrieved Sarah Palin types.

On Corpus Christi's Eve, the usual celebration greatly aggrieved the perth weekly assembly.

"I mean the secret that affects him" she interrupted, in aggrieved tones, feeling that Mr. Carr was playing with her.

Now-a-days, a real, good, wrong-headed aggrieved parishioner is exactly what you do want.

If he should be attacked by any who felt aggrieved by his recent proceedings, the Bishop was to help him at all costs.

The poorer towns felt themselves aggrieved, and often put insuperable obstacles in the way of the collector.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aggrieved, such as: disturbed, grieving, oppressed, persecuted, wronged, and afflicted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.