Definitions for oppressiveness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op•pres•siveəˈprɛs ɪv(adj.)

  1. burdensome, unjustly harsh, or tyrannical.

  2. causing discomfort.

  3. distressing or grievous.

Origin of oppressive:

1620–30; < ML

op•pres′sive•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oppression, oppressiveness(noun)

    a feeling of being oppressed

  2. burdensomeness, heaviness, onerousness, oppressiveness(noun)

    unwelcome burdensome difficulty

Wiktionary

  1. oppressiveness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being oppressive.


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