aggrieve


ag·grieve

verb \ə-ˈgrēv\
ag·grievedag·griev·ing

Definition of AGGRIEVE

transitive verb
1
:  to give pain or trouble to :  distress
2
:  to inflict injury on

Origin of AGGRIEVE

Middle English agreven, from Anglo-French agrever, from Latin aggravare to make heavier
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

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