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oppressive

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AdjectiveEdit

oppressive (comparative more oppressive, superlative most oppressive)

  1. Burdensome or difficult to bear.
    The oppressive tax laws made it difficult to start a small company.
  2. Tyrannical or exercising unjust power.
    The oppressive land-owners kept a grip on the labourers.
  3. Weighing heavily on the spirit; intense, or overwhelming
    Will the oppressive heat of summer never end?

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oppressive

  1. feminine form of oppressif

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oppressive

  1. feminine plural of oppressivo