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