What will follow grieved in the following sentence ?
I was very much grieved ______his misdemeanor.
I have four options to choose from . At / With / By / Of
In my opinion by fits best , but my book says it should be at .
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The word you are looking for is
aggrieved - feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated
grieved - suffer grief/sadness/loss
and the usual pattern is
aggrieved by something
since the person's action caused the effect on you, using at does not necessarily have the same implication. You would also not usually say misdemeanor which is a legal term to describe the severity of an action.
I was very much aggrieved by his actions.