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    oppressive

    oppressive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word oppressive

    Definition
    (adj) weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
    Example Sentence
    • the atmosphere was oppressive
    • oppressive sorrows
    Definition
    (adj) marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    Synonyms : tyrannical , tyrannous
    Example Sentence
    • the oppressive government
    • oppressive laws
    • a tyrannical parent
    • tyrannous disregard of human rights
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