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Definition of "oppressions" []

  • Plural form of oppression. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oppressions" in a sentence
  • "Pray, Sir, attend to the reason for their opinion that the government of this their instrument is more calamitous to the country than the ravages of war: -- Because, say they, his oppressions are "_without intermission_; the others are temporary; -- by all which _oppressions_ we believe the"
  • "The sanctified hypocrites, who called their oppressions the spoiling of the Egyptians, and their rigid severity the dominion of the elect, interlarded all their iniquities with long and fervent prayers, saved themselves from blushing by their pious grimaces, and exercised, in the name of the Lord, all their cruelty on men."
  • "Soon we are debating "oppressions" that are patently absurd."