Thesaurus / oppressive
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Weight stigma, fat-shaming, fatphobia — it’s oppressive, like every other oppression in the world.
KRISPY KREME’S ‘SWEET’ VACCINE PROMOTION LEADS TO BITTER TWITTER WARANGELA HAUPTMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That, I thought, was just a fact that was not particularly relevant to everyday life, and certainly didn’t feel it was oppressive.
THE CHARMED LIFE OF FRANK WILCZEK - ISSUE 98: MINDNELL FREUDENBERGERMARCH 17, 2021NAUTILUS
Parler—the right-wing social media platform that bills itself as a haven from oppressive content moderation—is starting to embrace some of the top-down moderation practices it used to bemoan.
PARLER NEEDS APPLE SO MUCH IT’S ACTUALLY MODERATING MORE CONTENTNICOLÁS RIVEROMARCH 11, 2021QUARTZ
My greater fear, rather than the discourse about whether it’s good art, is that this art will be used inadvertently and naively as ways to normalize oppressive institutions.
HOW A ‘WANDAVISION’ VIRAL TWEET EXPLAINS THE PASSION OF MARVEL FANS — AND HATERSTRAVIS ANDREWSMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All great cities take on an identity of their own so overwhelming as to become oppressive.
IN SCIENCE FICTION, WE ARE NEVER HOME - ISSUE 95: ESCAPESTEVE ERICKSONFEBRUARY 10, 2021NAUTILUS
Whether advocates and orators had liberty to plead in causes, manifestly known to be unjust, vexatious, or oppressive?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Oppressive laws compel me to pay a portion of my hard earnings to support them in their pride and indolence.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The thermometer now ranged between 87 and 89 degrees and the weather was consequently extremely oppressive and sultry.
The majority, no doubt, would gladly retain him; but there were some to whom his presence was oppressive.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The air is oppressive with tobacco smoke; the boisterous talk of the men playing cards near by annoys me.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
WORDS RELATED TO OPPRESSIVE
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