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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Burdened psychologically or mentally.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used with object) : a people oppressed by totalitarianism. ,Care and sorrow oppressed them
  • On the other hand, certain oppressed groups want to oppress other oppressed groups.
  • But what often happens with the oppressed is that they learn through their oppression to oppress others.
  • David, being oppressed, is here waiting and wishing for the salvation of the Lord, which would make him easy. for more
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  • People are "oppressed" (ruled harshly) in a dictatorship, which should not be confused with being "appressed" (pressed closely together) in a crowded subway.
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