Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

oppressed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of oppressed

  1. suffering grave abuse or injustice at the hands of one in authority <setting out on a quixotic quest to right wrongs and to raise up the oppressed peoples of the world> Synonyms crushed, downtrodden, persecuted, tyrannizedRelated Words browbeaten, bullied, cowed, hectored, intimidated; abused, maltreated, mistreated; abject, despairing, disheartened, dispirited, downcast, hopeless





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up oppressed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of striking ability or excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!