Synonyms for aggrieve

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-greev
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgriv

Définition of aggrieve

Origin :
  • early 14c., from Old French agrever "make worse; become worse," from Latin aggravare "make heavier" (see aggravation). Related: Aggrieved; aggrieving.
  • verb wrong
Example sentences :
  • No natives know so well how to aggrieve and be unpleasant to travellers.
  • Extract from : « In Darkest Africa, Vol. 2; or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria » by Henry Morton Stanley
  • The mighty mother cannot find it in her heart to pronounce a decision which must aggrieve one of such a devoted pair.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845 » by Various
  • Everything that can most aggrieve the heart of man has befallen me here under his eyes.
  • Extract from : « A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete » by Georg Ebers

Antonyms for aggrieve

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