Synonyms for downtrodden
- a slave to
- at one's beck and call
- at one's feet
- at one's mercy
- in one's clutches
- in one's pocket
- in one's power
- led by the nose
- under one's thumb
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOWNTRODDEN
In the first place, she was a poor, downtrodden woman; in the second, she was their broker.
He was an arrant coward like the most of his downtrodden race.
From ind to ind of the land, the downtrodden serfs of Ireland are rising in their millions.
The German Yorick was the champion of the oppressed and downtrodden.
He was badly dressed, and bore a sad, depressed, downtrodden aspect.
Does the violet, hidden in the downtrodden grass, think how sweet it is?
I can assure you that the plight of the downtrodden workers will be alleviated.
Trickery of the downtrodden slaans against the ruling class.
For more than a century, she was downtrodden by the English.
She is so pale, so likeable, so downtrodden, and she has been so pretty!