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See definition of oppressiveness on Dictionary.com
  • as inhumidity
  • as insultriness

synonyms for oppressiveness

  • evaporation
  • moisture
  • clamminess
  • dampness
  • dankness
  • dew
  • fogginess
  • heaviness
  • humidness
  • moistness
  • mugginess
  • sogginess
  • steam
  • steaminess
  • stickiness
  • sultriness
  • thickness
  • vaporization
  • wet
  • wetness
  • dewiness
  • humectation
  • sweatiness
  • swelter

antonyms for oppressiveness

MOST RELEVANT
  • aridity
  • dryness
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    How to use oppressiveness in a sentence

    Zwicky said he had pushed the company to speak out more forcefully against the potentially oppressive technology and that he chose to abruptly resign because he believed the company was only interested in making the story go away.
    HUAWEI OFFICIAL SPEAKS OUT ON WHY HE RESIGNED AFTER THE POST REPORTED THE TECH GIANT HAD WORKED ON A ‘UIGHUR ALARM’DREW HARWELLFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Irene has only sought out the Drayton as a temporary refuge from the oppressive heat.
    COLORISM IS JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG IN ‘PASSING’BRANDE VICTORIANFEBRUARY 1, 2021ESSENCE.COM
    At it’s worst, it creates an oppressive sense of a constant present.
    AT BALTIMORE’S REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM, A SHOW ON RECENT HISTORY THAT’S URGENTLY OF THE MOMENTKELSEY ABLESJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    I love you to oppressiveness—I, who have never before felt more than a pleasant passing fancy for any woman I have ever seen.
    RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
    The kind of emotion which this examination, joined to the oppressiveness of the air, occasioned, was choking the baron.
    A ROMANCE OF THE WEST INDIESEUGNE SUE
    There was a curious oppressiveness in the air, too, and more than one found difficulty in breathing.
    THE MOVING PICTURE GIRLS AT SEALAURA LEE HOPE
    Poor, highly strung Sue Bridehead, with her neurotic temperament, could not throw off the oppressiveness of the old house.
    THOMAS HARDY'S DORSETROBERT THURSTON HOPKINS
    The Marine band struck the first notes of the National Hymn amid a silence whose oppressiveness could be felt.
    THE SOUTHERNERTHOMAS DIXON
    The days of late had assumed an extraordinary oppressiveness for the season of the year.
    THE GOLDEN WOMANRIDGWELL CULLUM
    Now the lad noticed that there was an oppressiveness about the air that had not been present before.
    THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO OPPRESSIVENESS

    • clamminess
    • dampness
    • dankness
    • dew
    • dewiness
    • evaporation
    • fogginess
    • heaviness
    • humectation
    • humidness
    • moistness
    • moisture
    • mugginess
    • oppressiveness
    • sogginess
    • steam
    • steaminess
    • stickiness
    • sultriness
    • sweatiness
    • swelter
    • thickness
    • vaporization
    • wet
    • wetness
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