noun Date: 1847 the quality or state of being aggrieved

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  • ag|grieve|ment — «uh GREEV muhnt», noun. a being or feeling aggrieved; resentment; grievance: »He bent his head but that did not hide the aggrievement, indignation, that was in his voice (Eudora Welty) …   Useful english dictionary