the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.
an act or instance of oppressing or subjecting to cruel or unjust impositions or restraints.
the state of being oppressed.
the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles, adverse conditions, anxiety, etc.
the act of subjugating by cruelty, force, etc or the state of being subjugated in this way
the condition of being afflicted or tormented
the condition of having something lying heavily on one’s mind, imagination, etc
verb (used with object) 1. to invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; confer holy orders upon. 2. to enact or establish by law, edict, etc.: to ordain a new type of government. 3. to decree; give orders for: He ordained that the restrictions were to be lifted. 4. (of God, fate, etc.) to destine or […]
noun 1. the Orient, the countries of Asia, especially East Asia. (formerly) the countries to the E of the Mediterranean. 2. Jewelry. an orient pearl. the iridescence of a pearl. 3. the east; the eastern region of the heavens or the world. verb (used with object) 4. to adjust with relation to, or bring into […]
noun 1. the state or fact of being an owner. 2. legal right of possession; proprietorship. noun 1. the state or fact of being an owner 2. legal right of possession; proprietorship
adjective 1. (of an educational system, course, etc.) done or designed to be accomplished at the student’s own speed: self-paced instruction.