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Definition of Oppression


  1. The act of oppressing, or state of being oppressed.
  2. That which oppresses; a hardship or injustice; cruelty; severity; tyranny.
  3. A sense of heaviness or obstruction in the body or mind; depression; dullness; lassitude; as, an oppression of spirits; an oppression of the lungs.
  4. Ravishment; rape.
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Oppression Translations

oppression in Italian is oppressione