He had no doubt of the oppressiveness of Republican rule, and the need of shaking it off by vigorous measures.
He got the feeling of being expected to contribute to the oppressiveness of the occasion.
Jim felt the oppressiveness, and in a subtle way it rested upon his mood as something sinister.
For a moment the stillness seemed tangible in its oppressiveness.
In its times of least oppressiveness it was an enormity, if he were innocent.
The midsummer sun was now high in the heavens, with just a little stir in the air to temper its warmth and oppressiveness.
The kind of emotion which this examination, joined to the oppressiveness of the air, occasioned, was choking the baron.
There was no suggestion of oppressiveness in the air and a windsail was not necessary to keep the cabin fresh and cool.
The Revolution, which reduced the royal prerogative, removed the oppressiveness of the royal supremacy.
The oppressiveness of people who hold a great many things sacred, and cannot bear that they should be jested about, is very great.