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1. oppressed

adjective. ['əˈprɛst'] burdened psychologically or mentally.

Synonyms

  • laden

Antonyms

  • unencumbered
  • empty

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Words that Rhyme with Oppressed

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

Example sentences of the word oppressed


1. Adjective
God calls Moses to lead the oppressed Israelites out of Egypt and into a new land.

2. Verb, past participle
Another is the importance of working toward peace, social justice and assistance to the poor and oppressed.

Quotes containing the word oppressed


1. Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
- Simon Wiesenthal

2. Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
- Malcolm X

3. What refuge is there for the victim who is oppressed with the feeling that there are a thousand new books he ought to read, while life is only long enough for him to attempt to read a hundred?
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Over the Teacups

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