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Definitions of oppressive:

part of speech: adverb

Oppressively.

part of speech: adjective

Unreasonably burdensome; as, oppressive laws; unjustly severe; tyrannical; as, an oppressive ruler; overpowering; as, the oppressive air of a closed room.

part of speech: adjective

Tending to oppress: over- burdensome: unjustly severe: heavy: overpowering.

part of speech: adjective

Unjustly or excessively severe; tyrannical; extortionate; overwhelming.

part of speech: noun

Oppressiveness.

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