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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unwelcome burdensome difficulty; A feeling of being weighted down.

Usage examples (35)
  • I cannot find another word than "oppressiveness" to describe the sensation wrought upon the audience.
  • Everyone seemed to feel the oppressiveness, though.
  • He too had felt the oppressiveness of a speechless march.
  • The oppressiveness of these tales is what drew me to them. for more
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