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  Definition of oppression
  1. the act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant''s oppression of the people"
  2. a feeling of being oppressed
  3. the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"
Similar Words: subjugation, oppressiveness

 

Hyponyms: weight, yoke

 

Derivational Morphology: oppress, suppress, crush

 

Anagrams: repression, Proserpine

 

 
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