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 for Oppressed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Oppress \Op*press"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Oppressed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Oppressing.] [F. oppresser, LL. oppressare, fr. L.
     oppressus, p. p. of opprimere; ob (see Ob-) + premere to
     press. See Press.]
     1. To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to
        treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty. --Wyclif.
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              For thee, oppress[`e]d king, am I cast down. --Shak.
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              Behold the kings of the earth; how they oppress
              Thy chosen!                           --Milton.
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     2. To ravish; to violate. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     3. To put down; to crush out; to suppress. [Obs.]
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              The mutiny he there hastes to oppress. --Shak.
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     4. To produce a sensation of weight in (some part of the
        body); as, my lungs are oppressed by the damp air; excess
        of food oppresses the stomach.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  oppressed \oppressed\ adj.
     having excessive or unfair burdens imposed.
  
     Syn: downtrodden, persecuted.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  oppressed
      adj 1: burdened psychologically or mentally; "laden with grief";
             "oppressed by a sense of failure" [syn: laden,
             oppressed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "oppressed":
     abused, bond, browbeaten, burdened, captive, charged, cumbered,
     disenfranchised, downtrod, downtrodden, encumbered, enslaved,
     enthralled, fraught, freighted, ground down, hampered, heavy,
     heavyhearted, henpecked, in bondage, in bonds, in captivity,
     in chains, in leading strings, in slavery, in subjection, laden,
     laden with sorrow, loaded, long-faced, misused, ordered around,
     overborne, overburdened, overcharged, overfraught, overfreighted,
     overladen, overloaded, overtaxed, overweighted, regimented, sad,
     sad of heart, sad-eyed, sad-faced, saddened, saddled, sadhearted,
     servile, slavish, subjected, subjugated, submissive, suppressed,
     taxed, trampled, tyrannized, under the heel, under the lash,
     unfree, unmanned, weighed upon, weighted, weighted down
  
  

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