Definition of downtrodden
: suffering oppression
Examples of downtrodden in a sentence
They were poor and downtrodden.
<a war that was supposed to liberate the downtrodden citizens of that nation>
First Known Use of downtrodden
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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