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1. grievance

noun. ['ˈgriːvəns'] a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation.

Synonyms

  • resentment
  • grudge
  • score
  • gall
  • rancor
  • rancour

Antonyms

  • courtesy
  • soothe

Etymology

  • grievance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Grievance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you spell grievance? Is it greviance ?

A common misspelling of grievance is greviance

Example sentences of the word grievance


1. Noun, singular or mass
You may only have a few days to file a grievance, so acting quickly is essential.

Quotes containing the word grievance


1. The past has no power to stop youfrom being present now.Only your grievance aboutthe past can do that.What is grievance?The baggage of oldthought and emotion.
- Lao Tzu

2. grievance

noun. ['ˈgriːvəns'] a complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action.

Antonyms

  • fall back

Etymology

  • grievance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. grievance

noun. ['ˈgriːvəns'] an allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice.

Antonyms

  • deficit

Etymology

  • grievance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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