Part of speech:
The definition of oppressive is something that is hard to deal with or causes discomfort.
Tending or serving to restrict; limiting.
Believing in, relating to, characterized by, or enforcing unquestioning obedience to authority, as that of a dictator, rather than individual freedom of judgment and action
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Tending or serving to suppress.
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
Serving to restrain forcefully
restrictive of action
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