Grievance

Griev"ance

(?), n. [OF. grevance. See Grieve, v. t.] 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.
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2. Grieving; grief; affliction.
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The . . . grievance of a mind unreasonably yoked.
Milton.

Syn. -- Burden; oppression; hardship; trouble.
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