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grievance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grievance

  1. 1 a lingering ill will towards a person for a real or imagined wrong this is no place to air your grievances against him Synonyms of grievance down [chiefly British], grudge, resentment, scoreWords Related to grievance condemnation; offense (or offence), umbrage; complaint; dudgeon, huff, peeve, pique; despite, hatefulness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousness; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, enmity, hostility, rancor

  2. 2 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment she decided to file a formal grievance against the utility company Synonyms of grievance beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, complaint, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to grievance challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of grievance commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction



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