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Oppressive

Op`press´ive
a.1.Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe, rigorous, or harsh; as, oppressive taxes; oppressive exactions of service; an oppressive game law.
2.Using oppression; tyrannical; as, oppressive authority or commands.
3.Heavy; overpowering; hard to be borne; creating a sense of heavy burden; as, oppressive grief or woe; oppressive heat or humidity; an oppressive workload.
To ease the soul of one oppressive weight.
- Pope.
Adj.1.oppressive - weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows"
2.oppressive - marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
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