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Origin of grievance
Examples from the Web for grievance
In early October, Health Republic allowed me to submit a “grievance claim” which I filed, along with a pile of backup documents.
We do our cause more harm than good if we get outrageously outraged over every slight and grievance.
When the grievance committee, led by a Copé associate, declared Copé the winner again, Fillon demanded a re-vote; Copé dug in.France’s Petty Politics Brings Christmas Early to Scandal Lovers|Tracy McNicoll|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since falling under Western colonial rule, the Muslim world has developed a narrative of grievance.
But the level of anti-American grievance Obama observed and deplored in 2008-2009 has not abated.
Now, is it only a 'silly-season' cry, this grievance about no houses, or is it true?The Brightener|C. N. Williamson
"It is my only grievance against you, Mrs. Nancy," Eve told the little shining lady.Mistress Anne|Temple Bailey
Even twelve hours' work a day is better than a newspaper at four in the afternoon and a grievance for the rest of the evening.Fantasia of the Unconscious|D. H. Lawrence
As the weary days of starvation and death wore on, nearly every member of the party developed a grievance.Henry Hudson|Thomas A. Janvier
Some Germans seem to think so, and it behoves us, if we can, to find out what the German grievance is.Britain at Bay|Spenser Wilkinson
Word Origin for grievance
c.1300, "state of being aggrieved," from Old French grevance "harm, injury, misfortune, trouble, suffering," from grever "to harm, to burden" (see grieve). In reference to a cause of such a condition, from late 15c.
see air one's grievances.