aggrieve


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ag·grieve

 (ə-grēv′)
tr.v. ag·grieved, ag·griev·ing, ag·grieves
1. To distress; afflict.
2. To inflict an injury or injuries on.

[Middle English agreven, from Old French agrever, from Latin aggravāre, to make worse; see aggravate.]

aggrieve

(əˈɡriːv)
vb (tr)
1. (often impersonal or passive) to grieve; distress; afflict: it aggrieved her much that she could not go.
2. (Law) to injure unjustly, esp by infringing a person's legal rights
[C14: agreven, via Old French from Latin aggravāre to aggravate]

ag•grieve

(əˈgriv)

v.t. -grieved, -griev•ing.
1. to oppress or wrong grievously.
2. to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc.
[1250–1300; Middle English agreven < Middle French agrever < Latin aggravāre]
ag•grieve′ment, n.

aggrieve


Past participle: aggrieved
Gerund: aggrieving

Imperative
aggrieve
aggrieve
Present
I aggrieve
you aggrieve
he/she/it aggrieves
we aggrieve
you aggrieve
they aggrieve
Preterite
I aggrieved
you aggrieved
he/she/it aggrieved
we aggrieved
you aggrieved
they aggrieved
Present Continuous
I am aggrieving
you are aggrieving
he/she/it is aggrieving
we are aggrieving
you are aggrieving
they are aggrieving
Present Perfect
I have aggrieved
you have aggrieved
he/she/it has aggrieved
we have aggrieved
you have aggrieved
they have aggrieved
Past Continuous
I was aggrieving
you were aggrieving
he/she/it was aggrieving
we were aggrieving
you were aggrieving
they were aggrieving
Past Perfect
I had aggrieved
you had aggrieved
he/she/it had aggrieved
we had aggrieved
you had aggrieved
they had aggrieved
Future
I will aggrieve
you will aggrieve
he/she/it will aggrieve
we will aggrieve
you will aggrieve
they will aggrieve
Future Perfect
I will have aggrieved
you will have aggrieved
he/she/it will have aggrieved
we will have aggrieved
you will have aggrieved
they will have aggrieved
Future Continuous
I will be aggrieving
you will be aggrieving
he/she/it will be aggrieving
we will be aggrieving
you will be aggrieving
they will be aggrieving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been aggrieving
you have been aggrieving
he/she/it has been aggrieving
we have been aggrieving
you have been aggrieving
they have been aggrieving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been aggrieving
you will have been aggrieving
he/she/it will have been aggrieving
we will have been aggrieving
you will have been aggrieving
they will have been aggrieving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been aggrieving
you had been aggrieving
he/she/it had been aggrieving
we had been aggrieving
you had been aggrieving
they had been aggrieving
Conditional
I would aggrieve
you would aggrieve
he/she/it would aggrieve
we would aggrieve
you would aggrieve
they would aggrieve
Past Conditional
I would have aggrieved
you would have aggrieved
he/she/it would have aggrieved
we would have aggrieved
you would have aggrieved
they would have aggrieved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.aggrieve - infringe on the rights ofaggrieve - infringe on the rights of    
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
wrong - treat unjustly; do wrong to
2.aggrieve - cause to feel sorrow; "his behavior grieves his mother"
afflict - cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"

aggrieve

verb
1. To cause suffering or painful sorrow to:
2. To do a wrong to; treat unjustly: