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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A belief that you have been treated unfairly; An unfair situation or event that affects and upsets you. That which causes a sense of wrong.

Usage examples (39)
  • To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.
  • Suggesting the deportation of people with whom you obviously have no meaningful grievance is absurdist.
  • The inaugural grievance is the additional airport and airline restrictions to which we will all be subject.
  • "I'm afraid so," he confessed humbly; "for we all know that when we catch cold the grievance is not ours, but our nurse's." for more
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