ag·​griev·​ance | \ ə-ˈgrē-vən(t)s also a- \
plural -s

Definition of aggrievance

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First Known Use of aggrievance

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aggrievance

Middle English agrevaunce “injury, complaint,” borrowed from Anglo-French agrevaunz, from agrever “to aggrieve” + -aunz -ance

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“Aggrievance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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