Definition of aggrieve in English:

aggrieve

verb

  • with object To bring grief or trouble to, to grieve, distress; to oppress, treat unfairly. Frequently in pass.: to be injuriously affected, to have a grievance.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Statutes of the Realm. From Anglo-Norman and Middle French agrever, aggrever, Middle French agriever, aggriever to bring grief or trouble to (a person), to make (something) heavy or burdensome, to become worse, to make (something) worse or more serious, to overburden (a person) from classical Latin aggravāre.

Pronunciation:

aggrieve

/əˈɡriːv/