aggrieve


aggrieve
Synonyms and related words:
abuse, afflict, affront, anguish, annoy, barb the dart, befoul, bewitch, blight, break down, bring to tears, bruise, condemn, constrain, corrupt, crucify, crush, curse, cut, cut up, damage, defile, deprave, desolate, despoil, destroy, disadvantage, disserve, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do wrong, do wrong by, doom, draw tears, embitter, envenom, get into trouble, give offense, give umbrage, grieve, harass, harm, harry, hex, hurt, hurt the feelings, impair, infect, injure, inundate, jinx, maltreat, menace, mistreat, misuse, molest, offend, oppress, outrage, overwhelm, pain, persecute, pierce, plague, play havoc with, play hob with, poison, pollute, prejudice, prick, prostrate, savage, scathe, sorrow, stab, sting, taint, threaten, torment, torture, try, twist the knife, violate, worry, wound, wreak havoc on, wrong

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  • aggrieve — ag·grieve /ə grēv/ vt ag·grieved, ag·griev·ing: to inflict injury on: as a: to adversely affect the interests of was not the party aggrieved by the exemption b: to infringe or deny the rights of a person aggrieved by an unlawful search and sei …   Law dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aggrieve — Ag*grieve , v. i. To grieve; to lament. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aggrieve — (v.) early 14c., from O.Fr. agrever make worse; become worse, from L. aggravare make heavier (see AGGRAVATION (Cf. aggravation)). Related: AGGRIEVED (Cf. Aggrieved); aggrieving …   Etymology dictionary

  • aggrieve — *wrong, oppress, persecute Analogous words: *afflict, try, torment: harass, harry, plague, annoy, *worry: *injure, hurt, harm Antonyms: rejoice Contrasted words: gladden, delight, *please: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • aggrieve — [ə grēv′] vt. aggrieved, aggrieving [ME agreven < OFr agrever, to aggravate < L aggravare, AGGRAVATE] 1. to cause grief or injury to; offend 2. to injure in one s legal rights SYN. WRONG …   English World dictionary

  • aggrieve — verb 1. infringe on the rights of • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑wrong • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody 2. cause to feel sorrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • aggrieve — transitive verb (aggrieved; aggrieving) Etymology: Middle English agreven, from Anglo French agrever, from Latin aggravare to make heavier Date: 14th century 1. to give pain or trouble to ; distress 2. to inflict injury on Synonym …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aggrieve — aggrievement, n. /euh greev /, v.t., aggrieved, aggrieving. 1. to oppress or wrong grievously; injure by injustice. 2. to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc. [1250 1300; ME agreven < MF agrever < L aggravare to make heavy, worsen, equiv. to ag AG +… …   Universalium

  • aggrieve — verb /ʌˈɡɹiv/ To give pain or sorrow to; to afflict; hence, to oppress or injure in ones rights; to bear heavily upon; mdash;now commonly used in the passive, to be aggrieved …   Wiktionary


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