- to oppress or wrong grievously; injure by injustice.
- to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc.
Origin of aggrieve
Examples from the Web for aggrieve
Historical Examples of aggrieve
No natives know so well how to aggrieve and be unpleasant to travellers.
The mighty mother cannot find it in her heart to pronounce a decision which must aggrieve one of such a devoted pair.
Everything that can most aggrieve the heart of man has befallen me here under his eyes.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete
- (often impersonal or passive) to grieve; distress; afflictit aggrieved her much that she could not go
- to injure unjustly, esp by infringing a person's legal rights