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grievance
used in A Room of One's Own

6 uses
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Definition
the cause of a complaint (real or imagined); or the complaint in formally written form
  • On the contrary, it is harassed and distracted with hates and grievances.
    4 (5% in)
  • We are all going to heaven and Vandyck is of the company—in other words, how good life seemed, how sweet its rewards, how trivial this grudge or that grievance, how admirable friendship and the society of one's kind, as, lighting a good cigarette, one sunk among the cushions in the window-seat.
    1 (39% in)
  • All desire to protest, to preach, to proclaim an injury, to pay off a score, to make the world the witness of some hardship or grievance was fired out of him and consumed.
    3 (99% in)
  • She left her story, to which her entire devotion was due, to attend to some personal grievance.
    4 (74% in)
  • I remembered that I had certain grievances against her.
    5 (79% in)
  • It is fatal for a woman to lay the least stress on any grievance; to plead even with justice any cause; in any way to speak consciously as a woman.
    6 (47% in)

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