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Overview of adj oppressive

The adj oppressive has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. oppressive

(weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows")

2. oppressive, tyrannical, tyrannous

(marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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