Definition Of grievance
a real or imagined wrong or other cause for complaint or protest, especially unfair treatment.
failure to redress genuine grievances
Example Of grievance
A feeling of grievance can be real even when the grievance itself is not.
After Benner filed a grievance through the St. Paul Police Federation, he was reinstated.
After years of what he considered to be unfair treatment, Natelson filed a grievance with the University.
As Thomas Frank so convincingly proved in ‘What's The Matter With Kansas’ this sense of grievance is simply what makes guys like him tick.
‘There's no doubt rural communities had some genuine grievances ,’ he added.