Associations to the word «Oppression»

Wiktionary

OPPRESSION, noun. The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.
OPPRESSION, noun. The act of oppressing, or the state of being oppressed.
OPPRESSION, noun. A feeling of being oppressed.
OPPRESSION OLYMPICS, noun. Competition between marginalized groups to be considered the most subject to oppression

Dictionary definition

OPPRESSION, noun. The act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant's oppression of the people".
OPPRESSION, noun. The state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted".
OPPRESSION, noun. A feeling of being oppressed.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn