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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 griev·ance /ˈgrivən(t)s/
 委屈,冤情,苦況

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Griev·ance n.
 1. A cause of uneasiness and complaint; a wrong done and suffered; that which gives ground for remonstrance or resistance, as arising from injustice, tyranny, etc.; injury.
 2. Grieving; grief; affliction.
    The . . . grievance of a mind unreasonably yoked.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Burden; oppression; hardship; trouble.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 grievance
      n 1: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding
           a grudge"; "settling a score" [syn: grudge, score]
      2: an allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation
         or denies some legal right or causes injustice
      3: a complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes
         resentment and is grounds for action