How to Pronounce aggrieve?

Correct pronunciation for the word "aggrieve" is [ɐɡɹˈiːv], [ɐɡɹˈiːv], [ɐ_ɡ_ɹ_ˈiː_v].

"Aggrieve" in context

Aggrieve is a verb that means to inflict anguish or grief upon someone or to wrong someone deeply. It captures so much more than the physical pain a person might endure. The grief and worry resulting from the mental and emotional trauma being inflicted upon a person can be just as damaging and is implied in the concept of aggrieving someone. Someone can be aggrieved in any number of ways, such as being verbally abused, neglected, treated unfairly, or refused basic rights. Aggrieve can also refer to the wrongful imposition of some type of punishment or harm. In cases of injustice or inequality, aggrieve would be the appropriate descriptor to express the suffering caused.

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