Grievance

Definition of Grievance

Griev´ance
n.1.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.
2.Grieving; grief; affliction.
The . . . grievance of a mind unreasonably yoked.
- Milton.

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