Definition of Oppressively

1. Adverb. In a heavy and oppressive way. "It was oppressively hot in the office"

Partainyms: Oppressive



Definition of Oppressively

1. Adverb. In an oppressive manner. ¹

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Definition of Oppressively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oppressively

oppositisepalous
oppositive
oppositive case
opposum
opposure
oppress
oppressed
oppresses
oppressest
oppresseth
oppressing
oppressingly
oppression
oppressions
oppressive
oppressively (current term)
oppressiveness
oppressor
oppressors
oppressour
oppressure
opprest
opprobries
opprobrious
opprobriously
opprobriousness
opprobrium
opprobriums
opprobry
opps

Literary usage of Oppressively

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1. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"Unless oppressively or Unfairly Exercised.—But the court will interfere with or declare void any oppressive, unfair, or fraudulent exercise of the power ..."

2. The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal by Francis Asbury (1821)
"Our horses are stiff, and lame, and sore, and the weather is oppressively warm : we have many sick, hungry, weary rides through the heat, and over hills, ..."

3. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"it has obtained a contract which, by mistake or a change of circumstances, it deems to operate oppressively upon the other party, an agreement to make an ..."

4. Life in Danbury: Being a Brief But Comprehensive Record of the Doings of a by James Montgomery Bailey (1873)
"Meandering up to the oppressively solemn driver of the sombre establishment, he handed up the checks for his baggage, at the same time observing in a ..."

5. Report of the Trial of James H. Peck: Judge of the United States District by James Hawkins Peck, Arthur Joseph Stansbury, United States Congress. Senate (1833)
"... for having violated the laws of the country with a criminal intention;—for having illegally and oppressively imprisoned and suspended Mr. Lawless, ..."

6. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1899)
"... will not be disturbed on appeal unless it clearly appears that the court has abused its discretion, or has acted arbitrarily or oppressively.1 Maryland. ..."

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