Synonyms of oppression


1. oppression, subjugation, persecution

usage: the act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant's oppression of the people"

2. oppression, subjugation, subjection

usage: the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"

3. oppression, oppressiveness, depression

usage: a feeling of being oppressed

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Definition and meaning of oppression (Dictionary)