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English definition of “put upon”

put upon

adjective     informal
having to do more than is fair in order to allow other people to get what they want in a situation: I don't mind helping them, but I can't help feeling a bit put upon.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of put upon adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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