aggrieved adj: having a grievance: as
a: suffering from an infringement or denial of rights
b: having interests adversely affected
aggrieved creditors

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (harmed) adjective abused, afflicted, anguished, bilked, damnified, deprived of legal rights, distressed, grieved, having suffered invasion of legal rights, hurt, ill-treated, incommoded, injured, misused, pained, preyed upon, provoked, swindled, tyrannized, vexed, wounded associated concepts: aggrieved heirs, aggrieved party, aggrieved person II (victimized) adjective adversely affected, cheated, damaged, defrauded, fleeced, harrassed, harried, ill-used, imposed upon, injured, justly complaining, misserved, offended, oppressed, persecuted, taken advantage of, wronged III index despondent

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Feeling anger at some injury or unfair treatment.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

adj. To be adversely affected, or to perceive oneself as being so, by an act or situation or by a court's decision.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • aggrieved — [adj] very distressed afflicted, depressed, disturbed, grieving, harmed, hurt, injured, oppressed, pained, peeved, persecuted, saddened, unhappy, woeful, wronged; concept 403 Ant. happy, pleased …   New thesaurus

  • aggrieved — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ resentful because of unfair treatment. ORIGIN from Old French agrever make heavier , from Latin aggravare (see AGGRAVATE(Cf. ↑aggravation)) …   English terms dictionary

  • aggrieved — [ə grēvd′] adj. 1. having a grievance; wronged 2. injured in one s legal rights aggrievedly [əgrēv′id lē] adv …   English World dictionary

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  • aggrieved — adjective a) Angry or resentful due to unjust treatment. I am aggrieved at the conditions which have been forced upon me. b) Having ones rights denied or curtailed. The aggrieved person may present their petition to the court for review …   Wiktionary

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