Aggrieve (verb)

  1. To make worse.
  2. To cause pain, trouble, or suffering to.
  3. To cause injury or harm to.
  4. To cause resentment or annoyance in.


Middle english, from old french agrever, from latin aggravare to make heavier, from ad- + gravare to make heavy.


  1. The company's decision aggrieved its workers.
  2. His behavior aggrieved her deeply.
  3. The delay aggrieved the already frustrated passengers.
  4. The news aggrieved the whole family.
  5. The injustice aggrieved the community.
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