downtrodden

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[ US /ˌdaʊnˈtɹɑdən/ ]
[ UK /dˈa‍ʊntɹɒdən/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. abused or oppressed by people in power
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How To Use downtrodden In A Sentence

  • It must have displayed the compassion you carry for the downtrodden and the victims.
  • Only the most optimistic would believe it at the first time of hearing; the more downtrodden cynics took longer to convince.
  • The downtrodden majority stay downtrodden because there are no opportunities for them to exploit.
  • Regardless of his contentious stances on such issues as abortion, contraception, homosexuality, and divorce, she argued, the fact that he had succeeded in fashioning himself, against formidable odds, into a powerful opponent of communism and a defender of the downtrodden everywhere was to be commended. Saint John Paul?
  • Western-style democracy, rationalism, objectivity, and the autonomy of the individual are slogans designed to convince the downtrodden that subordination is justice ... Life Upon the Wicked Stage—Freedom of Artistic Expression
  • I must have looked desperate and downtrodden because she agreed to be party to the duplicity.
  • Camby's tenacious play kept the downtrodden Clippers (8-24) in the game and helped Los Angeles outrebound the Suns 29-18 by halftime. USATODAY.com
  • It was a downtrodden nation during centuries of foreign occupation.
  • On the other, the victim gays seek to deny the power of the pink pound and prefer to present gays as poor and downtrodden.
  • Israel figured his father just liked to come off as downtrodden and henpecked.
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