grievance (n.) 2
cause of annoyance, painful constraint, source of sorrow
2H4 IV.i.196 [Archbishop to Mowbray] the King is weary / Of dainty and such picking grievances
Oth I.ii.15 [Iago to Othello, of Brabantio] He will ... put upon you what restraint and grievance / That law ... / Will give him cable
RJ I.i.157 [Benvolio to Montague, of Romeo] I'll know his grievance

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