GRE Word List

GRIEVANCE

a cause of distress (such as an unsatisfactory working condition) felt to afford reason for complaint or resistance

The meaning of the word grievance is a cause of distress (such as an unsatisfactory working condition) felt to afford reason for complaint or resistance.

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