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synonyms for grievance

  • grief
  • hardship
  • injustice
  • objection
  • outrage
  • resentment
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • affliction
  • beef
  • bellyache
  • blast
  • case
  • cross
  • damage
  • distress
  • flack
  • grouse
  • holler
  • hoo-ha
  • howl
  • injury
  • jeremiad
  • kick
  • knock
  • pain
  • rap
  • rigor
  • roar
  • rumble
  • squawk
  • stink
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • trouble
  • violence
  • wrong
  • yell
  • ax to grind
  • big stink
  • pain in the neck
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antonyms for grievance

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  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • favor
  • good health
  • health
  • help
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • right
  • flattery
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How to use grievance in a sentence

So, personal grievances aside, I much enjoyed reading Baggott’s new book.
YOUR GUIDE TO THE MANY MEANINGS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS - FACTS SO ROMANTICSABINE HOSSENFELDERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020NAUTILUS
At district court hearings in September and October, Hughes argued that Gladden had attempted to resolve the case through the housing authority’s grievance process, a remedy available to residents under federal law.
SHE WAS SUED OVER RENT SHE DIDN’T OWE. IT TOOK SEVEN COURT DATES TO PROVE SHE WAS RIGHT.BY DANIELLE OHL, CAPITAL GAZETTE, AND TALIA BUFORD AND BEENA RAGHAVENDRAN, PROPUBLICAAUGUST 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
He asked the housing authority to allow Gladden to participate in the grievance process before returning to court.
SHE WAS SUED OVER RENT SHE DIDN’T OWE. IT TOOK SEVEN COURT DATES TO PROVE SHE WAS RIGHT.BY DANIELLE OHL, CAPITAL GAZETTE, AND TALIA BUFORD AND BEENA RAGHAVENDRAN, PROPUBLICAAUGUST 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
Now that school is resuming, they’re taking their grievances to their respective school boards and pushing for administrators to implement ethnic studies classes that reflect students’ diverse backgrounds as a graduation requirement.
AS SCHOOL RESUMES, STUDENTS BRING RACIAL JUSTICE PUSH TO THE CLASSROOMKAYLA JIMENEZAUGUST 18, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
However, Lindsay added, “a culture has developed in which only certain conclusions are allowed … the fields we are concerned about put social grievances ahead of objective truth.”
AMERICAN FRINGES: THE INTELLECTUAL DARK WEB DECLARES ITS INDEPENDENCENICK FOURIEZOSAUGUST 11, 2020OZY
This discontent has grown into an indictment of our entire political and economic system, with multiple constituencies harboring multiple grievances — some overlapping, others in deep conflict.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
It would make everyone careful, of course, but I fail to see any grievance in that.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And generally Mr. Crow forgot a grievance quickly, because he was sure to get angry with somebody else.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
I have a mild grievance against that talented lady, Miss Marjorie Bowen, for labelling her latest novel "a romantic fantasy."
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
Her color had risen with the memory of yesterday's grievance, pushed aside by curiosity for some twenty-eight hours.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIEVANCE

  • bickering
  • criticism
  • dispute
  • grievance
  • gripe
  • grouse
  • grumble
  • objection
  • protestation
  • quarrel
  • rhubarb
  • squabble
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.