HyperDic: grievance

English > 3 senses of the word grievance:
NOUNfeelinggrievance, grudge, scorea resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
communicationgrievancean allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice
communicationgrievancea complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action
grievance > pronunciation
Soundsgriy'vahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > grievance: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA resentment strong enough to justify retaliation.
Synonymsgrudge, score
Broaderresentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancourA feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
Spanishagravio, manía, rencor
Catalanagravi, esquira, mania, rancúnia
English > grievance: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice.
Broaderallegation(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
Spanishagravio, injuria
Catalangreuge, injúria
English > grievance: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action.
BroadercomplaintAn expression of grievance or resentment
Spanishreivindicación

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