Grievance vs. Aggrievance

By Jaxson

  • Grievance

    In general, grievance (from class. lat. gravis: heavy) is a wrong or hardship suffered, real or supposed, which forms legitimate grounds of complaint. In the past, the word meant oppressive state of things.

  • Grievance (noun)

    Something which causes grief.

  • Grievance (noun)

    A wrong or hardship suffered, which is the grounds of a complaint.

  • Grievance (noun)

    Feelings of being wronged; outrage.

  • Grievance (noun)

    A complaint or annoyance.

  • Grievance (noun)

    A formal complaint, especially in the context of a unionized workplace.

  • Grievance (noun)

    Violation of regulations or objectionable behavior.

  • Aggrievance (noun)

    oppression; hardship; grievance.


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