EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The dew had drenched its every stalk from top to bottom; the scent, powerful to the point of oppressiveness, lay all around.
If its oppressiveness was felt by the Rani's troops, it bore tenfold more heavily upon the Foreigners, fatigued by a long march.
The kind of emotion which this examination, joined to the oppressiveness of the air, occasioned, was choking the baron.
In its times of least oppressiveness it was an enormity, if he were innocent.
The midsummer sun was now high in the heavens, with just a little stir in the air to temper its warmth and oppressiveness.
The Revolution, which reduced the royal prerogative, removed the oppressiveness of the royal supremacy.
The tediousness, and oppressiveness, and vain longing for action, would press down on us closer and closer.
The oppressiveness of a tax is not to be measured by the insensibility of the people on whose shoulders it is laid.
But there was an oppressiveness in the atmosphere which portended a change, and ever and anon came a low boom of thunder.
To be alone in a crowd is a trial to most men; and few men have felt the oppressiveness of it more keenly than St. Paul.