Maugre meaning

mô'gər
Notwithstanding; in spite of.
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In spite of.
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(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.

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(obsolete) Notwithstanding, despite everything. [14th-17th c.]
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Origin of maugre

  • Middle English from Old French mal-, mau- bad mal– gre liking, pleasure (from Latin grātum) (from) (neuter of grātus pleasing gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman malgré, from mal (“bad") + gre (“pleasure", "grace") (from Old French, from Latin gratum)
    From Wiktionary