Oppression means feeling weighed down physically or emotionally.(noun)
An example of oppression is what a political prisoner may feel.
Oppression is defined as treating people unfairly, especially with overuse of government power.(noun)
An example of oppression is what the citizens of a cruel dictatorship may feel.
See oppression in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L oppressio
See oppression in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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