Adjective "Oppressive" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Oppressive


    Definition:

    1. burdensome, unjustly harsh, or tyrannical: an oppressive king; oppressive laws.

    2. causing discomfort by being excessive, intense, elaborate, etc.: oppressive heat.

    3. distressing or grievous: oppressive sorrows.

    Examples:

    "views can be oppressive to people."

    "views can be oppressive to numbers."

    "views can be oppressive in ways."

    "thoughts can be oppressive at times."

    "tabooses can be oppressive as structures."

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