Definition of oppression
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Origin of oppression
OTHER WORDS FROM oppressionnon·op·pres·sion, nounpre·op·pres·sion, nounself-op·pres·sion, noun
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How to use oppression in a sentence
So… the nation was struggling with how to assimilate their new freedom with the oppression of the past.Actress, Mother, Activist Alyssa Milano on Life as a Triple Threat|Esabelle Lee|February 11, 2021|Ozy
He gave his supporters a sense of belonging, a shared sense of oppression from those in positions of power and influence.The Republican Party tries to figure out the path forward|Philip Bump|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Help them accept non-closure, both because the event is evolving hourly and because it is representative of larger systems of oppression that have been operating in our country for generations.How we talk to children about the attack on Capitol Hill matters|Daniel Bentley|January 7, 2021|Fortune
It doesn’t treat the United States as an unvarying force for freedom or oppression but as an arena where worldviews compete.We teach students how to understand the U.S., not to love it — or hate it|Daniel Immerwahr|December 23, 2020|Washington Post
This needs conscious change, and that will take as much effort as any other fight against systematic oppression.
The reason we were liberals is we were against oppression.Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They are to face oppression with humble persistence and absolute conviction.
Jundullah and Jaish ul Adl sprang up “in reaction to that kind of oppression,” he said.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If anything, every new religion emerged at least in part as a protest against violence and oppression.Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence|Patricia Pearson|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for many Muslim women, religion is seen as a source of liberation rather than a source of oppression.Twin visions of Islamic Feminism Split Muslim Community|Shaheen Pasha|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was able to make peace with the Chinese emperor, and under his rule the Koreans enjoyed freedom from war and oppression.
At the time of his birth, the rulers of the country were very unpopular because of their wickedness and oppression of the people.
It is a thing invented by the great to enable them to pursue the grinding and oppression of the small.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
And the fact must be insisted upon, that all religion, in its very nature, makes for persecution and oppression.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Blood-shed, oppression, extortion, and all the instinctive habits of the shrewd savage were again rife.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman