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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English agreven, Old French agrever; a (Latin ad) + grever (to burden, injure), Latin gravare (to weigh down), from gravis (heavy). See grieve, and compare with aggravate.

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VerbEdit

aggrieve (third-person singular simple present aggrieves, present participle aggrieving, simple past and past participle aggrieved)

  1. (transitive) To cause someone to feel pain or sorrow to; to afflict
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To grieve; to lament.

Usage notesEdit

Now commonly used in the passive, to be aggrieved.

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