|1.||[ noun ] the act of subjugating by cruelty|
"the tyrant's oppression of the people"
|Related terms:||persecution oppress|
|2.||[ noun ] the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority|
: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"
|Related terms:||subjugation yoke|
|3.||[ noun ] a feeling of being oppressed|
|Related terms:||depression weight|