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No longer are people content to air their grievances online with hashtags.

And of course, they have never called me to discuss my grievances.

There are many grievances, certainly, among all sectors of the Palestinian population.

A transitional government was elected and a national dialogue took place to address key grievances.

Others seemed to be performing bombastic recitals of their grievances as if they were ill-trained actors or undercover agents.

Old Ripper, a talkative, discontented man, stopped and ventured to enter on his grievances.

The Tory gentry, who were powerful in all the counties, had special grievances.

However, enough about eating; Paul and Digby were philosophers in their way, and had no wish to make grievances out of trifles.

These were positive and weighty grievances, which ought, it was urged, to be remedied.

Mr. Hume entered at considerable length into a recapitulation of the past and present grievances of the Canadians.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grievances, such as: hardship, objection, sorrow, resentment, grief, and injustice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.