Definition: burdensome; worrying
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): stifling, demanding
Antonym(s): comfortable, easy
1. The oppressive heat has kept me indoors all week.
2. While the military school is known for its discipline program, its rules are not oppressive, and students are still given numerous freedoms.
3. The rebels are trying to depose the brutal oppressive dictator.