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Definition of Oppression
Oppression Op*pres"sion, n. [F., fr. L. oppressio.]
1. The act of oppressing, or state of being oppressed.
2. That which oppresses; a hardship or injustice; cruelty;
severity; tyranny. ``The multitude of oppressions.' --Job
3. A sense of heaviness or obstruction in the body or mind;
depression; dullness; lassitude; as, an oppression of
spirits; an oppression of the lungs.
There gentlee Sleep First found me, and with soft
oppression seized My drowsed sense. --Milton.
4. Ravishment; rape. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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