Definitions for grievanceˈgri vəns
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grudge, score, grievance(noun)
a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
"holding a grudge"; "settling a score"
an allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice
a complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action
Something which causes grief.
A complaint or annoyance; also a formal complaint.
If you want the problem fixed, you'll have to file a grievance with the city.
Origin: grievance, from the verb grever + -ance.
a cause of uneasiness and complaint; a wrong done and suffered; that which gives ground for remonstrance or resistance, as arising from injustice, tyranny, etc.; injury
grieving; grief; affliction
In general, grievance is a wrong or hardship suffered, whether real or supposed, which forms legitimate grounds of complaint. In the past, the word meant oppressive state of things.
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