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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca