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Use "oppressiveness" in a sentence
"I cannot find another word than "oppressiveness" to describe the sensation wrought upon the audience."
"Take steps to liberate yourself from the oppressiveness of keeping up with the Joneses and embrace the joys of a simpler life, a smaller house and the ease of owning and owing less."
"As a fourteen-year-old, she wants to make money for clothes and magazines, to slough off the authority of her mother and Peacie, to figure out the puzzle that is boys, and to escape the oppressiveness she sees everywhere in her small town."