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Oppression

Op`pres´sion
n.1.The act of oppressing, or state of being oppressed.
2.That which oppresses; a hardship or injustice; cruelty; severity; tyranny.
3.A sense of heaviness or obstruction in the body or mind; depression; dullness; lassitude; as, an oppression of spirits; an oppression of the lungs.
4.Ravishment; rape.
Noun1.oppression - the act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant's oppression of the people"
Synonyms: subjugation
2.oppression - the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"
3.oppression - a feeling of being oppressed
Synonyms: oppressiveness
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