Oppression

Oppression is the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. It can also be defined as an act or instance of oppressing, the state of being oppressed, and the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles, adverse conditions, and anxiety. ==Social oppression== The systematic; socially supporte
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oppression

[n] - kept down by unjust use of force or authority 2. [n] - a feeling of being oppressed 3. [n] - the act of subjugating by cruelty
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Oppression

Op┬Ěpres'sion noun [ French, from Latin oppressio .] 1. The act of oppressing, or state of being oppressed. 2. That which oppresses; a hardship or injustice; cruelty; severity; tyranny. 'The multitude of oppressions .' Job xxxv. 9. 3. A sense of heaviness
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oppression

oppressiveness noun a feeling of being oppressed
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oppression

noun the act of subjugating by cruelty; `the tyrant`s oppression of the people`
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oppression

noun the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: `after years of oppression they finally revolted`
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Oppression

• (n.) That which oppresses; a hardship or injustice; cruelty; severity; tyranny. • (n.) A sense of heaviness or obstruction in the body or mind; depression; dullness; lassitude; as, an oppression of spirits; an oppression of the lungs. • (n.) Ravishment; rape. • (n.) The act of oppressing, or state of being oppressed.Oppression
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oppression

(from the article `crime`) ...by a comprehensive series of provisions. The reforms, which were supplemented by detailed codes of practice, allowed a confession to be admitted ...
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oppression

  1. the act of subjugating by cruelty
  2. kept down by unjust use of force or authority

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