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op·press

 (ə-prĕs′)
tr.v. op·pressed, op·press·ing, op·press·es
1. To keep down by severe and unjust use of force or authority: a people who were oppressed by tyranny.
2. To cause to feel worried or depressed: "People were at a loss ... oppressed by the atmosphere of the dead man's room" (Ward Just).
3. Obsolete To overwhelm or crush.

[Middle English oppressen, from Old French opresser, back-formation from oppression, oppression, from Latin oppressiō, oppressiōn-, from oppressus, past participle of opprimere, to press against : ob-, against; see ob- + premere, to press; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

op·pres′sor n.

oppressed

(əˈprɛst)
adj
1. subjugated by cruelty, force, etc
2. afflicted or tormented
pl n
the oppressed people who are subjugated by cruelty, force, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oppressed - burdened psychologically or mentally; "laden with grief"; "oppressed by a sense of failure"
burdened - bearing a heavy burden of work or difficulties or responsibilities; "she always felt burdened by the load of paper work"

oppressed

Translations

oppressed

[əˈprɛst]
adj [people] → opprimé(e)
npl (= downtrodden) the oppressed → les opprimés
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The effect of this on the overseas voting will be to unduly and oppressedly constrict the timeline considering that, under the law, voting period for overseas will already start on April 9, Arthur Lim said.
CAN I suggest that the spectacle of the unruly scenes witnessed on TV at a Nigel Farage's visit to Grimsby on Wednesday was blatant political interference by the Unite union and was a mirror image of what happened in the 1930s era of Nazi Germany when Jews at the very least were harassed oppressedly? I may add this has happened on many other occasions on similar visits by the Ukip leader and the question has to be asked of what happened to free speech or does it only apply when there is a socialist agenda?