verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of oppress
synonym study for oppress
OTHER WORDS FROM oppress
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH oppressoppress , repress
Example sentences from the Web for oppress
“There are so many oppressed communities, so many things going on that are just bigger than a ball going in the rim,” he asserted.Kyrie Irving returns to Nets after seven-game absence, says he ‘just needed a pause’|Des Bieler|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
He was using Twitter to politically oppress people, if you think about the context of use and the months of him claiming the election had been stolen from him.
In some cases, oppressed journalists find themselves at heightened risk of falling fatally ill.These 10 journalists face additional threats from COVID-19|lbelanger225|December 2, 2020|Fortune
She has championed women in countries where they are oppressed through Vital Voices.
So much of the fear the media tries to stoke in me is fear of the oppressed underdog lashing out.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if you look at history, women are an oppressed category of people.Joseph Gordon-Levitt on ‘Sin City’ and Why He Considers Himself a Male Feminist|Marlow Stern|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is an astounding thing to behold —everyday Christians putting their lives on the line for an oppressed people.
On the left, they are hemmed in by the pact of solidarity among self-identified oppressed groups.Rand Paul’s Comments on GOP Voter-ID Laws Mark a Turning Point|James Poulos|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
They all seemed as if oppressed by some disappointment, but their looks changed instantly on the entrance of the visitor.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
A commonwealth, oppressed and pillaged by such men as Opimius and Verres, was free, because it had no king.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Oppressed and degraded humanity was about to take vengeance for its ages of accumulated wrongs.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
To remove a tyrant is an act of liberation, the giving of life and opportunity to an oppressed people.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman