- the act of subjugating by cruelty
- kept down by unjust use of force or authority
- kept down by unjust use of force or authority 2. [n] - a feeling of being oppressed 3. [n] - the act of subjugating by crueltyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=oppression
[ French, from Latin oppressio
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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/O/26
a feeling of being oppressedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=oppression
the act of subjugating by cruelty; `the tyrant`s oppression of the people`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=oppression
the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: `after years of oppression they finally revolted`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=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...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/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 ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/o/24
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 or people, and anxiety. ==Social oppression== Social oppression is th...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oppression
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