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oppressed (adj.)

"weighted or pressed down," physically or mentally, late 14c., past-participle adjective from oppress.

Ovirredyn with a carte-wheel, The chyld oppressyd lay in the streete deed. [John Lydgate "Lives of Ss. Edmund & Fremund and the Extra Miracles of St. Edmund," mid-15c.] 

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Definitions of oppressed

oppressed (adj.)
burdened psychologically or mentally;
oppressed by a sense of failure
Synonyms: laden
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