Definitions for grievance

Definitions for (noun) grievance

Main entry: grievance

Definition: a complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action

Main entry: grievance

Definition: an allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice

Main entry: grudge, grievance, score

Definition: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

Usage: holding a grudge; settling a score

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