oppressiveness

  • 81Anxiety and Phobias —    Anxiety and phobic thinking may be normal emotions, distinct clusters of symptoms ( syndromes *), or diseases in the sense of distinct illness entities.    In psychoanalysis, anxiety is used as a theoretical term, the presumed unconscious… …

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  • 82oppressive — adjective 1》 harsh and authoritarian. 2》 weighing heavily on the mind or spirits. 3》 (of weather) close and sultry. Derivatives oppressively adverb oppressiveness noun …

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  • 83heaviness — n. 1. Gravity, weight, ponderousness. 2. Oppressiveness, grievousness, severity. 3. Languor, dulness, stupidity, sluggishness. 4. Dejection, depression, sadness, melancholy, despondency, gloom, low spirits, depression of spirits …

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  • 84sultriness — n. Moist heat, mugginess, oppressiveness, closeness …

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  • 85oppressive — adjective 1 powerful, cruel, and unfair: an oppressive military regime 2 weather that is oppressive is unpleasantly hot with no movement of air: The evening gradually grew more and more oppressive. 3 a situation that is oppressive makes you feel… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 86languor — noun 1) the sultry languor that was stealing over her Syn: lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, torpor, fatigue, weariness, sleepiness, drowsiness; laziness, idleness, indolence, inertia, sluggishness, apathy Ant …

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  • 87abjectness — n 1. humbleness, poorness, beggarliness, paltriness, patheticalness, pitifulness, pitiableness; shabbiness, shoddiness, dirtiness, scrubbiness, scruffiness, scurviness; miserableness, squalidness, starkness, hopelessness, oppressiveness;… …

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  • 88difficulty — n 1. laboriousness, arduousness, stren uousness, formidableness, formidability; labor, strain, struggle, hard sledding, rough going, tough job, hard row to hoe. 2. troublesomeness, bothersome, irksomeness, bur densomeness, oppressiveness,… …

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  • 89heaviness — n 1. heft, heftiness, weight, weightiness, ponderousness, gravity; size, volume, mass, substance, bulk, bulkiness, largeness, bigness, amplitude. 2. turbulence, tempestuousness, storminess, wildness, roughness. 3. graveness, seriousness,… …

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  • 90guerilla theatre — /gərɪlə ˈθɪətə/ (say guhriluh theartuh) noun a mode of dramatising the oppressiveness of Western capitalism through skits, current in China during the years 1950–70, and imitated by young social critics in Western countries. Also, guerrilla… …

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  • 91oppressive — /əˈprɛsɪv/ (say uh presiv) adjective 1. burdensome, unjustly harsh, or tyrannical, as a king, taxes, measures, etc. 2. causing discomfort because uncomfortably great, intense, elaborate, etc.: oppressive heat. 3. distressing or grievous, as… …

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  • 92βαρυοδμίη — βαρυοδμία oppressiveness of smell fem nom/voc sg (epic ionic) …

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  • 93humidity — [n] very damp weather clamminess, dampness, dankness, dew, dewiness, evaporation, fogginess, heaviness, humectation, humidness, moistness, moisture, mugginess, oppressiveness, sogginess, steam, steaminess, stickiness, sultriness, sweatiness,… …

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  • 94oppressive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) harsh and authoritarian. 2) weighing heavily on the mind or spirits. 3) (of weather) close and sultry. DERIVATIVES oppressively adverb oppressiveness noun …

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  • 95oppressively — oppressive ► ADJECTIVE 1) harsh and authoritarian. 2) weighing heavily on the mind or spirits. 3) (of weather) close and sultry. DERIVATIVES oppressively adverb oppressiveness noun …

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  • 96grief — [13] ‘Oppressiveness’ is the link between modern English grief and Latin gravis (source of English gravity). The Latin adjective meant ‘heavy, weighty’, and it formed the basis of a verb gravāre ‘weigh upon, oppress’. This passed into Old French… …

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  • 97oppressive — [ə pres′iv] adj. [ME oppressivus < L oppressus: see OPPRESS] 1. hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue 2. cruelly overbearing; tyrannical 3. weighing heavily on the mind, spirits, or senses; distressing SYN. ONEROUS… …

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  • 98weight — [wāt] n. [ME weiht, altered (infl. by weien, WEIGH1) < OE wiht < wegan: see WEIGH1] 1. a portion or quantity weighing a definite or specified amount [ten pounds weight of lead] 2. a) heaviness as a quality of things …

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  • 99difficultness — noun the quality of being difficult they agreed about the difficulty of the climb • Syn: ↑difficulty • Ant: ↑ease (for: ↑difficulty) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 100oppressive — adj. 1 oppressing; harsh or cruel. 2 difficult to endure. 3 (of weather) close and sultry. Derivatives: oppressively adv. oppressiveness n. Etymology: F oppressif ive f. med.L oppressivus (as OPPRESS) …

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