OPPRESS MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Oppress Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To put down; to crush out; to suppress.
  2. (v. t.) To ravish; to violate.
  3. (v. t.) To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty.
  4. (v. t.) 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.


Synonyms:
Crush, Harass, Persecute, Suppress,

• Oppressed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Oppress


Synonyms:
Downtrodden, Laden, Persecuted,

• Oppressive Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe, rigorous, or harsh; as, oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of service; an oppressive game law.
  2. (a.) Using oppression; tyrannical; as, oppressive authority or commands.
  3. (a.) Heavy; overpowering; hard to be borne; as, oppressive grief or woe.


Synonyms:
Tyrannical, Tyrannous,

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