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ˈdaʊnˌtrɒd ndown·trod·den

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downtroddenadjective

    abused or oppressed by people in power


  1. downtroddenadjective

    oppressed, persecuted or subjugated

    Etymology: From the past participle of downtrod

  2. downtroddenadjective

    trodden down

    Etymology: From the past participle of downtrod

Webster Dictionary

  1. Downtroddenadjective

    trodden down; trampled down; abused by superior power

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downtrodden in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downtrodden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of downtrodden in a Sentence

  1. Pastor Paul Pakianathan:

    The downtrodden, lower income group... they see a foreigner and see them as a godfather, maybe he found that an easier way to get them.

  2. William McRaven:

    Know that life is not fair and that you will fail often, but if you take some risks, step up when the times are toughest, face down the bullies, lift up the downtrodden and never, ever give up — if you do these things, then the next generation and the generations that follow will live in a world far better than the one we have today. And what started here will indeed have changed the world — for the better.

  3. Kelvin Cochran:

    I ’m not discouraged and I ’m not downtrodden, this is a God thing and He’s going to do great things and He will vindicate me publicly.

  4. Vladimir Lenin:

    You all know that even when women have full rights, they still remain fatally downtrodden because all housework is left to them. In most cases housework is the most unproductive, the most barbarous and the most arduous work a woman can do. It is exceptionally petty and does not include anything that would in any way promote the development of the woman.

  5. Anthony Burgess:

    The downtrodden, who are the great creators of slang.

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