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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggrieve  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggrieve  \Ag*grieve"\,  v.  i. 
  To  grieve;  to  lament.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aggrieve 
  v  1:  infringe  on  the  rights  of  in  law 
  2:  break  the  heart  of  cause  to  feel  sorrow  [syn:  {grieve}] 




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