Examples of downtrodden in a Sentence
They were poor and downtrodden.
a war that was supposed to liberate the downtrodden citizens of that nation
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Sanders helped the long downtrodden Falcons to the playoffs in 1991 playing alongside corner Tim McKyer and safety Brian Jordan.
Restorers moved into downtrodden neighborhoods and resurrected the Victorians.
In the church’s early days, Jones was considered an advocate for the downtrodden and marginalized, drawing praise from a host of politicians.
The premise: Dax (Howery), is a downtrodden Foot Locker employee trying to make a buck.
The causes of Brexit, meanwhile, continue to preoccupy the people who voted for it in downtrodden towns and cities across Britain.
Oddsmakers have Docic as the favorite, but the odds of this downtrodden franchise zigging when everyone expects them to zag continues their trend of questionable personnel decisions.
The area outside TD Garden remained fairly orderly after the game, as fans streamed out of the arena in a sea of green — many with downtrodden looks on their faces.
While Hollywood would likely have made this story all about the two beautiful youths who must fight for their love, Cocteau sees something to care about in the quickly fading, quietly downtrodden oldsters getting in their way.
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DOWNTRODDEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of downtrodden for English Language Learners
: without hope because of being treated badly by powerful people, governments, etc.
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