Synonyms and Antonyms of oppressively
in a manner so as to cause loss or suffering <forced to live under an oppressively cruel government> Synonyms brutally, hard, harshly, ill, hardly, roughly, severely, sternly, stifflyRelated Words callously, cold-bloodedly, hard-heartedly, heartlessly, inhumanely, inhumanly, insensately, insensitively, mercilessly, obdurately, pitilessly, ruthlessly, tyrannically, uncharitably, unfeelingly, unmercifully, unsparingly; abusively, brutishly, savagely, viciously; aggressively, assertively, decidedly, determinedly, firmly, grimly, gruffly, resolutely, strongly, toughlyNear Antonyms benevolently, benignantly, considerately, cordially, graciously, kindly, lovingly, tenderly; charitably, compassionately, humanely, mercifully, softheartedly, sympathetically, tolerantly, understandinglyAntonyms clemently, gently, leniently, lightly, mildly, softly
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