Translation of "oppressive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (FEELINGS) 感觉 uk us /əˈpres.ɪv/

causing anxiety

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

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 uk us /əˈpres.ɪ adverb
oppressiveness uk us /əˈpres.ɪv.nəs/ noun [ U ]

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