Translation of "oppressive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

oppressive

adjective uk /əˈpres.ɪv/ us /əˈpres.ɪv/
CRUEL 暴虐的

cruel and unfair

压迫的;压制的;暴虐的
an oppressive government/military regime 暴虐的政府/军事政权
FEELINGS 感觉

causing people to feel worried and uncomfortable

令人焦躁的;令人压抑的;令人烦恼的
an oppressive silence 令人难耐的静寂

If the weather or heat is oppressive, it is too hot and there is no wind.

(天气)闷热的,令人窒息的
We were unable to sleep because of the oppressive heat. 天气闷热得令人窒息,我们难以入睡。
oppressively adverb uk /əˈpres.ɪv.li/ us /əˈpres.ɪv.li/

It was oppressively hot on the bus.
oppressiveness noun [ U ] uk /əˈpres.ɪv.nəs/ us /əˈpres.ɪv.nəs/

(Translation of “oppressive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)