Synonyms for (noun) oppression

Synonyms: oppression, subjugation

Definition: the act of subjugating by cruelty

Usage: the tyrant's oppression of the people

Similar words: persecution

Definition: the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)


Synonyms: oppression, oppressiveness

Definition: a feeling of being oppressed

Similar words: depression

Definition: sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy


Synonyms: oppression

Definition: the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"

Similar words: subjection, subjugation

Definition: forced submission to control by others