Translation of "oppressive" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


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

causing anxiety

an oppressive silence 令人難耐的靜寂

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. 天氣悶熱得令人窒息,我們難以入睡。
oppressively uk us /əˈpres.ɪ adverb
oppressiveness uk us /əˈpres.ɪv.nəs/ noun [ U ]

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