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  • as inaggrieved
  • as indowntrodden
  • as inoppressed

synonyms for persecuted

  • disturbed
  • grieving
  • oppressed
  • wronged
  • afflicted
  • depressed
  • harmed
  • hurt
  • injured
  • pained
  • peeved
  • saddened
  • unhappy
  • woeful
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  • comforted
  • happy
  • pleased
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    How to use persecuted in a sentence

    The Castro regime continues to arbitrarily arrest, beat-up, and persecute all those who dare to speak their minds.
    CUBAN AUTHORITIES DETAIN BLADE MEDIA PARTNER’S EDITORMICHAEL K. LAVERSNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
    He was persecuted by government authorities for his activism, he said.
    BORDER REPORT: ‘THEY CAN’T CONTINUE LIKE THIS IN MEXICO’MAYA SRIKRISHNANNOVEMBER 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    He’s been persecuting people of color, and those words aren’t just harmless.
    ELIJAH CUMMINGS HAS A MESSAGE FOR VOTERS ‘FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE’NICOLE GOODKINDOCTOBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
    It still results in tangible harm and is a real threat to people who are persecuted.
    ELIJAH CUMMINGS HAS A MESSAGE FOR VOTERS ‘FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE’NICOLE GOODKINDOCTOBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
    Last year the New York Times reported authorities in Xinjiang used “free health checks” as a means to compile a genetic database of the region’s persecuted Uighur populace.
    HONG KONG’S NEW MASS COVID TESTING SCHEME IS FREE AND VOLUNTARY—AND SOME CITIZENS ARE SUSPICIOUSEAMONBARRETTAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
    In Myanmar, only about 5 percent of the population is Muslim, but the largest group, the Rohingya people, are considered among the most persecuted Muslims in the world.
    TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TAKES AIM AT IMMIGRANTS FROM AFRICATRUTHBETOLDAPRIL 30, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
    That struck the people in wrath with an incurable wound, that brought nations under in fury, that persecuted in a cruel manner.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    The prophet is persecuted: he denounces captivity to his persecutors, and bemoans himself.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Let us suppose that any one who denied the old crude errors of astrology was persecuted as a heretic.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    In that country, about the year 1642, many poor old women were persecuted to death.
    SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
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    WORDS RELATED TO PERSECUTED

    • afflicted
    • depressed
    • disturbed
    • grieving
    • harmed
    • hurt
    • injured
    • oppressed
    • pained
    • peeved
    • persecuted
    • saddened
    • unhappy
    • woeful
    • wronged
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