adjective. ['əˈprɛsɪv'] weighing heavily on the senses or spirit.
Words that Rhyme with Oppressive
Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word 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.