Downtrodden definition

dountrŏdn
Oppressed; tyrannized.
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Oppressed; subjugated; tyrannized over.
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The definition of downtrodden is feeling oppressed or kept down by a situation or a ruler.

An example of downtrodden is the feelings of citizens in a cruel dictatorship.

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Trampled on or down.
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(figuratively) Oppressed, persecuted or subjugated.
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Trodden down.
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Past participle of downtrod.
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Origin of downtrodden

  • From the past participle of downtrod.

    From Wiktionary