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downtrodden

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adjective down·trod·den \ˈdau̇n-ˈträ-dən\

Simple Definition of downtrodden

  • : without hope because of being treated badly by powerful people, governments, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of downtrodden

  1. :  suffering oppression

Examples of downtrodden in a sentence

  1. They were poor and downtrodden.

  2. <a war that was supposed to liberate the downtrodden citizens of that nation>



1595

First Known Use of downtrodden

1595

Rhymes with downtrodden




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