To afflict or harass constantly so as to injure or distress; oppress cruelly, esp. for reasons of religion, politics, or race
To extract or obtain by pressing or squeezing:
To curtail or prohibit the activities of:
Immorally or unjustly:
(Statistics) To assign weights or a weight to.
To trouble is to cause pain, distress or worry.
To cause to become subservient; subdue
To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
(Soccer) To get in the way of a kick of the ball
(Psychology) To exclude something such as painful or disturbing memories automatically or unconsciously from the conscious mind.
To seize and carry away forcibly
To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
To affect deeply in mind or emotion:
To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
To break up and level (soil or land) with a harrow.
To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
To exhaust or weaken with strain of any sort
To cause to lose hope or enthusiasm; dispirit.
To hold back by force; restrain
To cause difficulty or distress to; distress or oppress.
To distress; afflict.
To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
Abuse means to hurt or injure something or someone by acting badly or neglectfully.
To cause to lose spirit or enthusiasm; dishearten.
To get into a saddle; mount a horse. Often used with up.
To hamper is defined as to stop someone from doing something or stop something from progressing as it should.
To put too great a load in or on
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse.
To worry is defined as to feel anxiety or nervousness.
To vex; harass; trouble; torment
To offend, insult, or wrong grievously
To give great pleasure or joy:
To make glad:
To urge others to support; promote
To give help or relief (to); assist
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To worry or trouble, esp. with petty annoyances; harass, pester, etc.
Find another word for oppressing. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for oppressing, like: persecuting, crushing, suppressing, wronging, weighting, tyrannizing, troubling, trampling, subjugating, subduing and smothering.