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adjective. ['əˈprɛsɪv'] weighing heavily on the senses or spirit.
Rhymes with Oppressive
Sentences with oppressive
1. Verb, base form
However, industrialization also led to oppressive working and living conditions for many workers.
A ceiling that is made too dark can leave a room with an oppressive feel.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Disciplining children in the 1950s has often been regarded as strict, harsh and oppressive.
Quotes about oppressive
1. I grew up in Cuba under a strong, military, oppressive dictatorship. So as a teenager, I found myself involved in a revolution. I remember during that time, a young, charismatic leader rose up, talking about hope and change. His name was Fidel Castro.
- Rafael Cruz
2. People with lots of doubts sometimes find life more oppressive and exhausting than others, but they're more energetic - they aren't robots.
- Antonio Tabucchi
3. Scientology [10w] There's nothing more oppressive than the ignorance of foolish belief.
- Beryl Dov
adjective. ['əˈprɛsɪv'] marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior.