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Definitions and Synonyms of oppression | Another word for oppression | What is oppression?

Definition 1: the act of subjugating by cruelty - [noun denoting act]

Samples where oppression or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tyrant's oppression of the people

Synonyms for oppression in the sense of this definition

(oppression is a kind of ...) the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)

Definition 2: a feeling of being oppressed - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for oppression in the sense of this definition

(oppression is a kind of ...) sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

(... is a kind of oppression ) an oppressive feeling of heavy force

"bowed down by the weight of responsibility"

Definition 3: the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: - [noun denoting state]

Samples where oppression or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • after years of oppression they finally revolted

(oppression is a kind of ...) forced submission to control by others

(... is a kind of oppression ) an oppressive power

"under the yoke of a tyrant" "they threw off the yoke of domination"

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