Definition of oppressive

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • oppressive is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • oppressive is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • oppressive is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 20

Definition of oppressive


  • marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the oppressive government
    2. oppressive laws

    Synonyms

    1. tyrannical
    2. tyrannous
  • weighing heavily on the senses or spirit (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the atmosphere was oppressive
    2. oppressive sorrows

See definition of oppressive in Merriam Webster

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