What does oppressed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laden, oppressedadjective

    burdened psychologically or mentally

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

GCIDE

  1. oppressedadjective

    having excessive or unfair burdens imposed.

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  1. oppressedadjective

    Subject to oppression.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oppressed in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oppressed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of oppressed in a Sentence

  1. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert:

    While death and injury tolls continue to rise, steps taken so far will remain hollow if not completed. The people must be served and protected, not violently oppressed.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    When people are oppressed, and human rights are denied -- particularly along sectarian lines or ethnic lines -- when dissent is silenced, it feeds violent extremism, it creates an environment that is ripe for terrorists to exploit. When peaceful, democratic change is impossible, it feeds into the terrorist propaganda that violence is the only answer available.

  3. Philippine Defence Minister Voltaire Gazmin:

    I will ask about the extent of the assistance they will give us, what they can do to help us because right now we are being oppressed, we feel concerned about what is happening in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Freedom of navigation, freedom of flight is disrupted so that even U.S. aircraft flying at the international territory are challenged.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The lies spoken selflessly for the advantage of an oppressed person are far better than the truth spoken for the benefit of own and/or other depressed, selfish people.

  5. Dominique de Menil:

    What should move us to action is human dignity the inalienable dignity of the oppressed, but also the dignity of each of us. We lose dignity if we tolerate the intolerable.

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