Ag*grieve" (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggrieved (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Aggrieving (#).] [OE. agreven, OF. agrever; a (L. ad) + grever to burden, injure, L. gravare to weigh down, fr. gravis heavy. See Grieve, and cf. Aggravate.]

To give pain or sorrow to; to afflict; hence, to oppress or injure in one's rights; to bear heavily upon; -- now commonly used in the passive TO be aggrieved.

Aggrieved by oppression and extortion. Macaulay.


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Ag*grieve", v. i.

To grieve; to lament.



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