oppressive

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Weighing heavily on the spirit; intense, or overwhelming

will the oppressive heat of this summer weather never end?.

Tyrannical or exercising unjust power

the oppressive land-owners kept a grip on the labourers.

Burdensome or difficult to bear

the oppressive tax laws made it difficult to start a small company.

{a} cruel, severe, heavy, unjust
marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
If you describe the weather or the atmosphere in a room as oppressive, you mean that it is unpleasantly hot and damp. The oppressive afternoon heat had quite tired him out = stifling
weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows"
If you describe a society, its laws, or customs as oppressive, you think they treat people cruelly and unfairly. The new laws will be just as oppressive as those they replace. refugees from the oppressive regime. = repressive
– Causing discomfort; hard to put up with
Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe, rigorous, or harsh; as, oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of service; an oppressive game law
Heavy; overpowering; hard to be borne; as, oppressive grief or woe
weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows
Using oppression; tyrannical; as, oppressive authority or commands
Unreasonably burdensome or severe
An oppressive situation makes you feel depressed and uncomfortable. the oppressive sadness that weighed upon him like a physical pain
Weighing heavily on the spirit
Regimes A company will receive a half square if it scores up to five points, and a whole square if it scores six or more under the following system
{s} depressing; of depression; of oppression
grievous
oppressive heat
uncomfortably high temperatures
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Physically to press down on (someone) with harmful effects; to smother, crush

Most mercilesse of women, VVyden hight, / Her other sonne fast sleeping did oppresse, / And with most cruell hand him murdred pittilesse.

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{v} to injure, crush by hardship, subdue
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{n} burdensomeness
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To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty
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come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists
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come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
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To oppress people means to treat them cruelly, or to prevent them from having the same opportunities, freedom, and benefits as others. These people often are oppressed by the governments of the countries they find themselves in We are not normal like everybody else. If we were they wouldn't be oppressing us
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cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
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If something oppresses you, it makes you feel depressed, anxious, and uncomfortable. It was not just the weather which oppressed her
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{f} repress; suppress; tyrannize
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To ravish; to violate
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To make sad or gloomy
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To produce a sensation of weight in (some part of the body); as, my lungs are oppressed by the damp air; excess of food oppresses the stomach
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To put down; to crush out; to suppress
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To keep down by force
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in a heavy and oppressive way; "it was oppressively hot in the office"
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In an oppressive manner
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burdensomely, persecutingly; tyrannically, despotically
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in a heavy and oppressive way; "it was oppressively hot in the office
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The characteristic of being oppressive
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a feeling of being oppressed
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unwelcome burdensome difficulty
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{i} suppression; tyranny, despotism; dictatorship; distressfulness, burdensomeness, onerousness, weightiness
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