Griev'ance (?), n. [OF. grcvance. See Grieve, v. t.]


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.

The . . . grievance of a mind unreasonably yoked. Milton.

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


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