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Definition of 'oppressive'

Adjective

  1. weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows"
  2. marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
       Synonyms: tyrannical tyrannous


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