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  • as insultriness
  • as inhumidity

synonyms for oppressiveness

  • dampness
  • humidity
  • humidness
  • moisture
  • evaporation
  • heaviness
  • thickness
  • dew
  • wet
  • sultriness
  • steam
  • swelter
  • dampness
  • moistness
  • humidness
  • clamminess
  • wetness
  • dankness
  • steaminess
  • mugginess
  • sogginess
  • vaporization
  • fogginess
  • stickiness
  • dewiness
  • humectation
  • sweatiness
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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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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.