Archaic in spite of
Origin of maugreOld French maugré, malgré, literally , with displeasure ; from mal, ill + gré, pleasure: see mal- and amp; agree
Notwithstanding; in spite of.
Origin of maugreMiddle English, from Old French : mal-, mau-, bad; see mal– + gre, liking, pleasure (from Latin gratum, from neuter of gratus, pleasing; see gwer&schwa;-2 in Indo-European roots).
- (archaic) Notwithstanding; in spite of. [from 14th c.]
- The young student played video games all night, maugre his homework that was due the next day.
- (obsolete) Notwithstanding, despite everything. [14th-17th c.]