To grieve to lament
- to offer discomfort or sorrow to to afflict therefore to oppress or injure in people liberties to keep greatly upon now commonly used in the passive TO be aggrieved
- infringe in the rights of
- cause to feel sorrow
- to provide pain or sorrow to; to afflict; thus, to oppress or injure in one's legal rights; to keep greatly upon; -- today popular in passive to-be aggrieved.
- To grieve; to lament.
early 14c., from Old French agrever "make worse; become worse," from Latin aggravare "make heavier" (see aggravation). Relevant: Aggrieved; aggrieving.
(v. t.) To give pain or sorrow to; to afflict; hence, to oppress or injure in a single's legal rights; to keep heavily upon; -- now widely used in passive is aggrieved.
- (v. i.) To grieve; to lament.