Examples of downtrodden in a Sentence
They were poor and downtrodden.
a war that was supposed to liberate the downtrodden citizens of that nation
Recent Examples of downtrodden from the Web
Patti Cake$, embarks on an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.
Only the long-downtrodden Saints were willing to gamble on Brees’ shoulder.
Jack Sock and Sam Querrey offer hope for downtrodden US men: News.
The elite obsession with admissions policies at what are, after all, mostly elite institutions is omphaloskepsis-as-policy: The genuinely downtrodden are not applying to study at Haverford College.
A dearth of empathy can undermine personal relationships, mess with family bonds, divide communities and even misinform public policies toward the struggling and downtrodden.
Acquired to bolster the Wizards’ downtrodden bench, Bogdanovic averaged 12.7 points and shot 39.1 percent on 3-pointers despite playing reduced minutes.
Carter is also drawing on an old tradition of using American Jews as a model of a downtrodden people who found success in America.
The Sooners fell behind 21-0 against Texas and Looney, who ultimately rushed for four yards on six carries that day, was downtrodden.
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