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  1. laden, oppressedadjective

    burdened psychologically or mentally

    "laden with grief"; "oppressed by a sense of failure"

    Synonyms:
    laden, loaded, ladened

    Antonyms:
    unburdened

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  1. down-trodden

    Submitted by rinat on September 22, 2019  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "oppressed":

    downtrodden, suppressed, repressed, underdog, persecuted

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#8954laden
#17513suppressed
#24815oppressed
#27120underdog
#32062persecuted
#36585repressed
#79116downtrodden

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  1. Burgess Owens:

    Im so against anybody portraying that generation that didso much to raise such a great group of kidsto be looked at as hopeless and hapless, they would beput down and disgusted to be looked at as oppressed when we were victors.

  2. Dominique de Menil:

    What should move us to action is human dignity the inalienable dignity of the oppressed, but also the dignity of each of us. We lose dignity if we tolerate the intolerable.

  3. Malai Nampa:

    I didn’t get it then, why he had to sacrifice so much. But now I want to tell him I understand, i’ve learned that if you don’t fight back against these people, you will only be oppressed.

  4. William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 2 scene 1:

    Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?

  5. George Floyd:

    The New York Times's 1619 Project -- so named for the year that the Human Rights First slaves were transported to America -- wants you to believe Secretary Pompeo country was founded for human bondage. They want you to believe America's institutions continue to reflect the country's acceptance of slavery at Secretary Pompeo founding, they want you to believe Marxist ideology that America is only the oppressors and the oppressed. The Chinese Communist Party must be gleeful when they see The New York Times spout their ideology.


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