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Synonyms for oppressed

Synonyms for oppressed

burdened psychologically or mentally


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To these great examples I wish to add a lesser one; still it bears some resemblance to them, and I wish it to suffice me for all of a like kind: it is Hiero the Syracusan.[*] This man rose from a private station to be Prince of Syracuse, nor did he, either, owe anything to fortune but opportunity; for the Syracusans, being oppressed, chose him for their captain, afterwards he was rewarded by being made their prince.
An oppressed class under the sway of the feudal nobility, an armed and self-governing association in the mediaeval commune; here independent urban republic (as in Italy and Germany), there taxable "third estate" of the monarchy (as in France), afterwards, in the period of manufacture proper, serving either the semi-feudal or the absolute monarchy as a counterpoise against the nobility, and, in fact, corner-stone of the great monarchies in general, the bourgeoisie has at last, since the establishment of Modern Industry and of the world-market, conquered for itself, in the modern representative State, exclusive political sway.
Hitherto, every form of society has been based, as we have already seen, on the antagonism of oppressing and oppressed classes.
I ascended, I ascended, I dreamt, I thought,--but everything oppressed me.
"And I'm oppressed and humiliated that they won't engage me at the Foundling," the old prince said again, to the huge delight of Turovtsin, who in his mirth dropped his asparagus with the thick end in the sauce.
Meanwhile Cedric and Athelstane, the leaders of the troop, conversed together on the state of the land, on the dissensions of the royal family, on the feuds and quarrels among the Norman nobles, and on the chance which there was that the oppressed Saxons might be able to free themselves from the yoke of the Normans, or at least to elevate themselves into national consequence and independence, during the civil convulsions which were likely to ensue.
After walking to and fro in the room until I was weary, I thought of trying to divert my mind from the sad thoughts that oppressed it by reading.
As the night wore on, such a sense of heaviness oppressed my eyelids that it was literally impossible for me to open them--such a masterful languor possessed all my muscles that I could no more move on my pillow than if I had been a corpse.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the civilized world should stand by the oppressed Kashmiri people and demonstrate their respect for humanity.
Dr Firdous said that Prime Minister Imran Khan while representing the true aspirations of the nation has expressed his strong commitment to firmly stand by the oppressed Kashmiri people.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said that Prime Minister Imran Khan while representing the true aspirations of the nation has expressed his strong commitment to firmly stand by the oppressed Kashmiri people.
SARGODHA -- The people in the city,on the call of Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday observed Kashmir hour to express complete solidarity with the oppressed people of Indian-occupied Kashmir.
A prominent seminary professor of philosophy and mysticism from Iran equating Palestine with Kashmir has expressed hope for a new horizon for the oppressed Kashmiri people who have never bowed before the Indian power and violence.
ISLAMABAD -- A huge rally and a signature camp for solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir were held in Barcelona, Spain.