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oppressed, persecuted or subjugated
trodden down
Trodden down; trampled down; abused by superior power
{s} discriminated against, oppressed; trampled upon
People who are downtrodden are treated very badly by people with power, and do not have the ability or the energy to do anything about it. The owner is making huge profits at the expense of downtrodden peasants = oppressed. downtrodden people are treated badly and without respect by people who have power over them