Definitions for oppressed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laden, oppressed(adj)

    burdened psychologically or mentally

    "laden with grief"; "oppressed by a sense of failure"

GCIDE

  1. oppressed(adj.)

    having excessive or unfair burdens imposed.

Wiktionary

  1. oppressed(Adjective)

    Subject to oppression.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    Poor little Foal of an oppressed race! I love the languid patience of thy face.

  2. Larycia Hawkins:

    Jesus taught us to stand in solidarity with those being oppressed and persecuted.

  3. Henry Clay:

    An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.

  4. Unknown:

    To accept passively an unjust system is to cooperate with that system thereby the oppressed become the oppressor.

  5. Mario Diaz-Balart:

    President Obama's actions are an unconscionable betrayal of America's fundamental values and a profound insult to the oppressed Cuban people.

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