- to oppress or wrong grievously; injure by injustice.
- to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc.
Origin of aggrieve
Examples from the Web for aggrievement
Historical Examples of aggrievement
There was a tone of injury and aggrievement in his talk of the bear's ingratitude.Eben Holden
"I did think you would have helped me, Bunny," Delushy cried, with aggrievement.The Maid of Sker
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
There is no expression of aggrievement, either slight or acute, at the precious metals leaving her.The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896
William Arthur Shaw
She had a sense of aggrievement and a feeling of added loneliness as she sat down to her solitary lunch.A Young Mutineer
Mrs. L. T. Meade
- (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