Associations to the word «Oppressive»

Wiktionary

OPPRESSIVE, adjective. Burdensome or difficult to bear.
OPPRESSIVE, adjective. Tyrannical or exercising unjust power.
OPPRESSIVE, adjective. Weighing heavily on the spirit; intense, or overwhelming

Dictionary definition

OPPRESSIVE, adjective. Weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows".
OPPRESSIVE, adjective. Marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery