Synonyms for oppression
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- 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