|1.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) an allegation that something imposes an illegal obligation or denies some legal right or causes injustice|
|2.||[ noun ] a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation|
"holding a grudge" "settling a score"
|Related terms:||resentment stew|
|3.||[ noun ] a complaint about a (real or imaginary) wrong that causes resentment and is grounds for action|