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"oppressed in spirit," mid-14c., past participle adjective from aggrieve. The legal sense of "injured or wronged in one's rights" is from 1580s.
early 14c., from Old French agrever "make worse; become worse," from Latin aggravare "make heavier" (see aggravation). Related: Aggrieved; aggrieving.