Downtrod
Downtrod Down"trod`, Downtrodden Down"trod`den, a. Trodden down; trampled down; abused by superior power. --Shak.

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  • downtrod — obsolete variant of downtrodden …   Useful english dictionary

  • Downtrodden — Downtrod Down trod , Downtrodden Down trod den, a. Trodden down; trampled down; abused by superior power. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • downtrodden — downtroddenness, n. /down trod n/, adj. 1. tyrannized over; oppressed: the downtrodden plebeians of ancient Rome. 2. trodden down; trampled upon. Also, downtrod. [1560 70; DOWN1 + TRODDEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • downtrodden — Synonyms and related words: abject, abused, afflicted, beat, beaten, browbeaten, burdened, cowed, downtrod, ground down, henpecked, in leading strings, maltreated, mistreated, misused, oppressed, ordered around, overborne, overcome, overwhelmed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • henpecked — Synonyms and related words: abused, browbeaten, downtrod, downtrodden, ground down, in leading strings, misused, on a leash, on a string, oppressed, ordered around, overborne, regimented, servile, slavish, submissive, trampled, tyrannized,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • oppressed — Synonyms and related words: abused, bond, browbeaten, burdened, captive, charged, cumbered, disenfranchised, downtrod, downtrodden, encumbered, enslaved, enthralled, fraught, freighted, ground down, hampered, heavy, heavyhearted, henpecked, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • servile — Synonyms and related words: abject, abused, accepting, acquiescent, agreeable, apple polishing, ass kissing, assenting, attendant, attending, base, bootlicking, browbeaten, brown nosing, client, common, complaisant, compliable, compliant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slavish — Synonyms and related words: abused, apish, base, browbeaten, difficult, downtrod, downtrodden, emulative, formidable, ground down, heavy, henpecked, imitative, in leading strings, knotty, laborious, mean, menial, miserable, misused, obeisant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • submissive — Synonyms and related words: abject, abused, accepting, accommodating, accordant, acquiescent, acquiescing, adaptable, adapting, adaptive, adjustable, adjusting, affirmative, agreeable, agreed, agreeing, amenable, approving, ass kissing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • downtrodden — adj oppressed, burdened, weighed down, troubled, laden; plagued, afflicted, abused, mistreated, harassed, distressed, beset; languishing, weak, feeble, wasted, haggard, prostrate, in subjection to, overcome, overwhelmed, helpless, powerless, laid …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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